30 Nov 2022
It is time to put biodiversity on the agenda – five Lund researchers on the challenges for COP15
Just over two weeks after the climate summit in Egypt, the leaders of the world’s countries are meeting again, this time to address another acute crisis facing humanity – the loss ...
15 Nov 2022
Old, unprotected forests might disappear by the 2070s in Sweden
Swedish, previously uncut forests have been converted to plantations at a steady rate since 2003. In a new study, BECC-researcher Anders Ahlström and his research team find that ol...
8 Nov 2022
IPCC: Summary for All
Just before the start of COP27, IPCC released a popular science version of its latest report on climate change. Deliang Chen, professor at MERGE and BECC, is one of the authors and...
28 Oct 2022
Reflections from ClimBEco summer meeting 2022
After this summer meeting, one cannot understate the importance of and unmistakeable delight in meeting in-person after a long, pandemic-sized hiatus.
20 Oct 2022
Two BECC PI:s receive funding from Formas for research on climate and agriculture
Jonas Ardö and Johannes Rousk are Principal Investigators at BECC. They have both received funding from the recent Formas call that focus on climate and agriculture.
17 Oct 2022
BECC-researchers on nature-based solutions in the nordics.info podcast
How can we protect society from the extremities of a changing climate while also protecting nature and enhancing biodiversity? BECC-researchers Johanna Alkan-Johansson and Helena H...
4 Oct 2022
Complex consequences of a warmer Arctic
Effects of a warmer Arctic are not only negative for the climate. Modelling showed that moving the tree line upwards could increase carbon storage.
30 Sep 2022
As the rainforest grows warmer, trees become overheated
Climate change threatens slow-growing tree species that are important carbon storages according to a new thesis by BECC researcher Maria Witteman.
29 Sep 2022
Less bird diversity in city forests
A new study led by Lund University with researchers at BECC shows that cities negatively affect the diversity of birds. There are significantly fewer bird species in urban forests ...
21 Sep 2022
BECC-researcher Deliang Chen guests Kinapodden to talk about the drought along the Yangtze River
BECC-researcher Deliang Chen guests Kinapodden to talk about the drought in China.