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Welcome to GlocalClim: Legitimate and Fair Climate Adaptation

How, when and why does integrated governance of climate risks at the global level promote legitimate and just climate change adaptation? Integrated governance refers to the inclusion of climate risks into other policy areas, such as conflict or health, across domestic and global levels. These issues are at the heart of GlocalClim – a five-year research project at the Department of Economic History and International Relations at Stockholm University (2019-2023).

New publication on EU climate cooperation with European neighbours

A new research is published by Karina Shyrokykh, Lisa Dellmuth and Elisa Funk 'Managing networks: Cohesion and fluidity in EU climate cooperation with European neighbours'.

Justice and Legitimacy Survey, November 2021

The GlocalClim team presents results from its 2021 survey among non-state actors active in relation to the United Nations climate change regime.

Surveying confidence among participants at COP27

How big is confidence in United Nations climate work among non-state actors? Suanne Segovia is conducting a large-scale survey at COP27 in Egypt.

Report on Climate risks and community resilience in the mining sector

New report on global mining companies response to climate change, state regulations and community resilience in the mining sector.

Webinar on climate risks in the mining sector: How to promote local sustainability

A webinar, hosted by Mistra Geopolitics, presenting the findings from GlocalClim research on private climate risk strategies in the mining sector.

Lisa Dellmuth participates in panel debate on adaptation and mitigation in the European Union

Professors Claire Dupont, Dave Huitema, and Lisa Dellmuth have debated the European Union’s declaration that it is a global leader on climate change and its dual leadership role

Increased Engagement in Climate Adaptation by Non-Climate International Organizations

Newly published paper “International Organizations and Climate Change Adaptation: A New Dataset for the Social Scientific Study of Adaptation, 1990–2017,” by Ece Kural, Lisa Dellmuth and Maria-Therese Gustafsson

GlocalClim participation and research in Glasgow at COP26

Lisa Dellmuth and Suanne Segovia were present in Glasgow at COP26, conducting research and participating in the conference. Segovia participated in the Research and Independent organisations (RINGO) daily meetings, where researchers gather to discuss and prepare statements for decision-makers at the COPs.

GlocalClim researchers meet for a half-time workshop

The project participants presented their research, which seeks to map, explain, and understand global adaptation governance and its effects in the Global South. Particular emphasis was on the patterns, justice, and legitimacy of adaptation activities and policies of global actors such as corporations and international organizations. The participants also discussed their collaborations with researchers at other universities and organisations, including the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI).

Policy brief on private adaptation strategies in the mining industry

A new policy brief written by Maria-Therese Gustafsson and Isabella Strindevall outlines the key findings from a study on private adaptation strategies in the mining industry.

Datastory on mining in the context of climate change

Isabella Andersson and Maria-Therese Gustafsson have written a datastory visualising data on the intersecting risks of mining and climate vulnerability.

Lisa Dellmuth presented GlocalClim research at the London Climate Action week

Lisa Dellmuth participated as a panelist at the webinar entitled “Is the international system equipped to manage climate risk?” at the London Climate Action Week.

New study in PNAS about multilateral climate-related aid 

IR researchers Lisa Dellmuth, Elisabeth Rosvold and Nina von Uexkull have published a new study in PNAS showing that climate-related aid provided by the UN is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests.

Den blå planeten – ett samtal om hållbar havsförvaltning

Lisa Dellmuth har medverkat på Mistra Geopolitics podden om den blå planeten - ett samtal om hållbar havsförvaltning, matsäkerhet och geopolitik. 

Karina Shyrokykh presented Glocalclim research at the Bolin PhD Days

Karina Shyrokykh presented Glocalclim research on how organizations within the United Nations debate climate change adaptation in social media at the Bolin PhD Days.

Webinar about climate change adaptation

Lisa Dellmuth and Maria-Therese Gustafsson spoke at a public event at American University (Washington, DC) about global governance on climate change adaptation.

National human rights institutions in times of climate crisis

Glocalclim researcher Maria-Therese Gustafsson co-organizes a series of webinars on the topic: The Right to a healthy Environment and the Role of National Human Rights Institutions

Global governance and climate change adaptation

IR researchers Ece Kural, Lisa Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, and Karina Shyrokykh speak at public event on global governance and climate change adaptation.

IR Ph.D. researcher contributes to IPCC Climate Change Report

Jorge Rodriguez Morales has recently contributed to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land.

Indigenous Representatives at the UN’s Climate Conference in Madrid

Suanne Segovia, doctoral student in International Relations at the Department interviewed indigenous representatives who were participating in the COPS, the UN’s Climate Conference.

Public perceptions of the UN over the decades

Dr Lisa Dellmuth has co-edited a special issue on the politics and effects of "Advocacy Groups in Global Governance” in the journal Interest Groups & Advocacy.


Lisa Dellmuth, project leader

Maria-Therese Gustafsson

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