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Research Centre Stockholm

About the Research Centre

The Department of Political Science at Stockholm University include research areas such as global environmental politics, EU and multilateral diplomacy for sustainable development and climate policy, democratic legitimacy and effectiveness global environmental governance, geopolitics of sustainable development, comparative environmental policy and natural resource management. The Department houses the research group on Environmental Politics, Policy and Learning (EPPLE). EPPLE is part of Stockholm University initiative Environmental Research in the Human Science Area including faculties of law, humanities and social science. The Bolin Centre for Climate Change and the Stockholm Resilience Centre are other key research centres. Stockholm University is a world leading university that ranks 33 in the interdisciplinary field of environmental science/studies across the human and natural science academic areas. More info: https://www.su.se/department-of-political-science/

Recent publications

Climate Refugees: Global, Local and Critical Approaches

The last few years have witnessed a flurry of activity in global governance and international lawseeking to address the protection…

The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals?

Written by an international team of over sixty experts and drawing on over three thousand scientific studies, this is the…

The Normative Foundations of International Climate Adaptation Finance

Billions of dollars are annually transferred to poor nations to help them adapt to the effects of climate change. This…

The Emergence of Geoengineering: How Knowledge Networks Form Governance Objects

For many years, suggestions to 'geoengineer' the climate occupied a marginal role in climate change science and politics. Today, visions…