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Umeå researchers call for stricter measures to reach climate targets

Umeå researchers call for stricter measures to reach climate targets

On Friday 4 November, the global climate deal from Paris in 2015 comes into effect. On the same day, 94 of 197 parties have ratified the legally binding Paris Agreement that obliges them to contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and to stabilise the average global temperature under 2 degrees Celsius. However, the suggested measures are not still enough, says researchers from Umeå University.


Peter Sköld elected into UArctic Board of Governors

Peter Sköld elected into UArctic Board of Governors

In September 2016, Peter Sköld, director of the Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University, was elected new member of the Board of Governors at the University of the Arctic (UArctic), which is a network collaboration between 190 higher education institutions, research institutes and other organisations active in education and research within the arctic and circumpolar area. Umeå University is one of seven Swedish collaborative partners in the network.


New book: "Encyclopedia of the Barents Region"

The Encyclopedia of the Barents Region contains comprehensive knowledge about the history, economy, and culture of the Barents Region. The Encyclopedia is an outcome of an international academic project with participants mainly from Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. With Foreword by Thorvald Stoltenberg and Mikhail Gorbachev.


ARCUM Seminars

ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR OCTOBER 2016

ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR OCTOBER 2016

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, October 6, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Sven Norman, Phd student at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå Univ... Read more


ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR NOVEMBER 2016

ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR NOVEMBER 2016

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, November 3, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Krister Stoor, Senior lecturer at the Department of Language Studies/Sámi dutkan, at Umeå... Read more

ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR DECEMBER 2016

ARCUM LUNCH SEMINAR DECEMBER 2016

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, December 1, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Karl Forsell, Senior Physician and PhD student at Department of Public Health and Clinica... Read more



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2008-10-29

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