Published opinions written or co-written by SEI researchers, often in major newspapers from around the world.


Can ‘1°C of climate change adaptation’ replace ‘1°C of mitigation’?

Written by Magnus Benzie and Richard J.T. Klein Monday, 26 November 2012 00:00

Outreach, UK


Onödig skepsis mot genmodifierat

Written by Ivar Virgin, Måns Nilsson, et al. Friday, 23 March 2012 04:47

Ivar Virgin, Måns Nilsson and others argue that a sustainable bio-economy can be created though plant breeding, but that with public opinion strongly against GMO crops, Europe risks being left behind. (In Swedish)


Jordbruken måste bli smartare med vatten

Written by Johan L. Kuylenstierna et al. Thursday, 22 March 2012 00:00

Johan L. Kuylenstierna and others argue that we need smarter use of water in agriculture so that there is enough water for everyone: more efficient irrigation solutions, better use of rainwater, and wastewater recycling. (In Swedish)

”Om medierna prioriterar klimatet lyssnar politikerna”

Written by Johan Rockström and László Szombatfalvy Wednesday, 14 December 2011 00:50

Johan Rockström och László Szombatfalvy argue that politicians would listen if the media would prioritize the climate change issue. (In Swedish)

Will private finance really support adaptation in developing countries?

Written by Aaron Atteridge Friday, 02 December 2011 00:00

Outreach, UK


Ny fond kan rädda fisken i älvarna

Written by Peter Rudberg and Måns Nilsson Thursday, 13 October 2011 11:02

Peter Rudberg and Måns Nilsson argue that regulations for power companies to protect biodiversity can be improved without a decrease in the production of renewable energy from hydro power. (In Swedish)

Befolkningsökningen måste tas på allvar

Written by Anders Wijkman and others Thursday, 01 September 2011 08:00

Anders Wijkman and others argue that global population growth must be taken seriously (in Swedish).

Jordbruket nyckeln till en planet i balans

Written by Olivia Taghioff, Anders Wijkman and others. Thursday, 23 June 2011 14:05

Olivia Taghioff, Anders Wijkman and others argue that agriculture is the key to a planet in balance (in Swedish).

Ett snabbspår till bättre klimat och skördar

Written by Johan Rockström, Johan Kuylenstierna (UK) and others Tuesday, 14 June 2011 15:00

Andreas Carlgren, Achim Steiner, Johan Rockström and Johan Kuylenstierna (UK) argue that reductions in the concentration of methane, ground-level ozone and soot could help limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C or less (in Swedish.)

Sverige kan bidra till ny vision för en hållbar värld

Written by Johan Rockström et al. Monday, 16 May 2011 10:15

Johan Rockström and others argue that dialogue is needed between science, politics and industry to advance sustainable development (in Swedish).

Jordens resurser nära att ta slut

Written by Johan Rockström and Anders Wijkman Monday, 21 March 2011 11:02

Johan Rockström and Anders Wijkman argue that global lifestyles are on a collision course with nature and that the solution lies in a completely new economic system. (In Swedish)

Erkänn vatten som mänsklig rättighet

Written by Madeleine Fogde et al. Wednesday, 16 March 2011 10:44

Madeleine Fogde, director of SEI's EcoSanRes programme, and others write about how water and saniation are now human rights, and that the Swedish government needs to recognize this fact (in Swedish).

2011 blir ett viktigt år för en hållbar global framtid

Written by Johan Rockström et al. Sunday, 23 January 2011 15:37

Global energy and agricultural practices must change if humanity's future development is to be secured, argue professors and researchers from SEI (in Swedish).

År 2010 kan bli hetast i historien

Written by Johan Rockström Wednesday, 05 January 2011 15:50

SEI executive director Johan Rockström writes that the year 2010 could be the hottest year in history (in Swedish).

"Cancun may have saved the UN process, but not the climate"

Written by Anders Wijkman Wednesday, 22 December 2010 10:38

SEI senior advisor Anders Wijkman argues that the Climate Summit in Cancun may have saved the UN process but not the climate.

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