News for CESSS
To eat, or not to eat, climate-friendly?
CESSS-members Maria Ojala and Malin Anniko has published an article on emerging adults’ attitudes and feelings towards climate-friendly food choices, focusing on how thinking patterns can hinder or benefit pro-environmental behaviour.
Discussions about consumption
The ethical and ecological problems with consumption in relation to sustainability are well known, and information on the matter is widely available. So why do some people make conscious consumptions choices, while others simply do not seem to care?
Can we combine a circular economy with a toxic-free environment?
A transition to a circular economy would mean a reduced pressure on the environment as a larger part of extracted resources would be recycled. However, one of the issues that needs to be addressed to secure safe circular material flows, is the presence...
Planning for the future
Ingemar Elander has published a paper discussing the role of planners and planning researchers in the quest of creating sustainable societies and handling global challenges in terms of climate, migration, pandemics and democracy.
New project on equality in the implementation of the Green Deal receives funding
How can the Green Deal become reality? That is the question for a new project with the aim of finding ways to implement the Green Deal that is sensitive to gender equality and the inclusion of marginalised groups in society.
How might a globalized environmental sociology look like?
Rolf Lidskog, member of CESSS, has together with Stewart Lockie, Director of The Cairns Institute, James Coock University, Australia, published a chapter in The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology. The chapter discusses what a more thoroughly...
Expert organizations’ responsibility to support the next generation of sustainability experts
An article about expert organizations’ institutional understanding of expertise and responsibility for the creation of the next generation of experts by Karin Gustafsson has been published recently. In the article the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
How do teachers deal with emotions in climate change education?
Are emotions, such as worry about climate change, something irrational that should be avoided in climate change education, or are emotional reactions something positive for learning? Maria Ojala has published an article about senior high-school teachers’...
Nudges, norms, or just contagion
Nudges, norms, or just contagion: What explains (non) sustainable behavior? Carolin Zorell has published an article in the journal Sustainability about (non)sustainable choices in a restaurant setting in which she focuses on the importance of the social...
Magnus Boström receives funding for a project about lifestyle changes
Magnus Boström has received funding from the Swedish Research Council Formas. The name of the project is: ”Learning to consume less: Can experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic trigger lifestyle transformation?”