COVID-19 and climate changes

During the last couple of months, researchers at CESSS has published multiple articles dealing with the relation between two of today’s most urgent global problems; the corona pandemic and climate changes.

By comparing the character of these two problems, the articles together contribute knowledge on how to understand science role when improving their management. Learn more on the topic by visiting Örebro University’s web site (1, 2), or visit and read the articles here.

Lidskog R, Elander I, Standring A. (2020). COVID-19, the climate and transformative change: Comparing the social anatomies of crises and their regulatory responses. Sustainability, 

Hulme, M. , Lidskog, R. , White, J. M. & Standring, A. (2020). Social scientific knowledge in times of crisis: What climate change can learn from coronavirus (and vice versa). Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 11 (4).

Lidskog, R. , Berg, M. , Gustafsson, K. M. & Löfmarck, E. (2020). Cold Science Meets Hot Weather: Environmental Threats, Emotional Messages and Scientific Storytelling. Media and Communication, 8 (1), 118-128.