Upcoming events

7-9 May, 2018
ClimateExistence 2018
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtuna, Sweden
The Sigtuna Foundation and CEMUS invites you to the fourth ClimateExistence conference May 7-9 in Sigtuna.
More information here

Past events

Tuesday March 13, 2018 
Keynote at TUK 2018: A Rumsfeldian view of Climate Change: how can we teach when we don’t know answers?
with Kevin Anderson
9.15-10.15, Häggsalen, Ångströms laboratory, Uppsala
More information here.

Wednesday March 7, 2018 
Climate Psychology – A conversation with Karin Kali Andersson and Kevin Anderson
18.00-19.30, Mallans Sal, Uppsala Stadsbibiotek, St. Larsgatan 11, Uppsala
More information here.

Tuesday February 27, 2018 
Pathways to Fossil Free Futures – A CEFO seminar
with Kevin Anderson, Isak Stoddard and Jesse Schrage.
10.15-12.00, CEMUS Library, Villavägen 16, Uppsala
More information here.

Thursday February 15, 2018 
Existential Sustainability – A conversation with Antje Jackelén and Kevin Anderson
18.00-19.00, Uppland Nation, St. Larsgatan 11, Uppsala
More information here.

Wednesday February 7, 2018 
Sustainability Talks: Climate change – A perfect moral storm?
16.00-18.00, Sal E22 on Campus Gotland, Visby
With Kevin Anderson and Folke Tersman
More information here.

Tuesday February 6, 2018 
Seminar:Climate Change and Economic Growth – Can they be managed together?
16.00-18.00, Immanuelskyrkan, Stockholm
With Kevin Anderson, Staffan Laestadius, Thomas Hahn and others.
More information here.

Thursday November 30, 2017
Klimatforum 2017 – politiken, tekniken och det personliga ansvaret
9.00-17.00, Münchenbryggeriet, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2, Stockholm
Keynote presentation by Kevin Anderson and parallell session run by Isak Stoddard.
More information and documentation here:

Monday November 27, 2017  
Public Conversation: Outcomes of climate change negotiations COP23
17.15-19.00, Stadsbiblioteket, Svartbäcksgatan 17, Uppsala
With UU delegation of students and researchers, and Zennström Professors Doreen Stabinsky and Kevin Anderson.
More information and registration here.

Monday November 27, 2017 
Kevin Anderson: Revealing the naked emperor – Paris, 2° & carbon budgets
12.30-14.00, Stockholm, Sweden
Facts and myths in the climate debate. Talk at event for Public Service Swedish Journalists.
See the recorded lecture here:

November 25, 2017
CEMUS +25 Symposium
Welcome to CEMUS 25 year anniversary symposium with Zennström Professors Kevin Anderson and Doreen Stabinsky among others. Registration and more information here:

November 6-17, 2017
COP23 in Bonn
Zennström professor Kevin Anderson and the climate change leadership node at CEMUS will alongside students and researcher from Uppsala University be present at the negotiations. More information on side-events organized or contributed to, will be announced shortly.

Tuesday October 17, 2017
Pathways to a fossil free society – the case of Järfälla Municipality
13.00-15.00, Järfälla Gymansium, Järfälla.
More information and registration here.

Thursday September 28, 2017
Lecture with Kevin Anderson: Sustainability and Climate Change
19.00-20.30, Missionskyrkan, Uppsala
More information and registration here.

Wednesday September 27, 2017
Lecture with Kevin Anderson: StandUp for Climate Change – Energy System Implications of the Paris Agreement
15.15-17.00, Häggsalen, Ångströms Lab, Uppsala
More information here.

Thursday September 21, 2017
The Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture with Kevin Anderson
13.30-17.00, Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences.
More information and recording available here: here.

Monday July 3-Wednesday July 5
Almedalen Seminars
A number of seminars were organized as a part of the program at Almedalen.
More information here:

Thursday June 1
Clean Tech Challenge for cities
Keynote by Kevin Anderson at the Clean tech Challenge for cities.
9-10, Aula at Polacksbacken, Uppsala
More information here:

Wednesday May 30
Beyond the climate of fear: a seminar on rapid decarbonisation
A talk by Kevin Anderson followed by a moderated panel discussion with Kevin Noone, Miriam Huitric, Will Steffen and Johan Rockström.
12.15-14.00, Stockholm Resilience Centre

Saturday May 27
Seminar on Swedish climate policy at Miljöpartiets partikongress
A talk by Kevin Anderson followed by a moderated panel discussion with Isabella Lövin.
19-21, Linköping

Thursday May 18
Uppsala Sustainability Festival
Two public seminars with Kevin Anderson and guests on the occasion of Uppsala Sustainability Festival
13.15-15.00 & 17.15-19.00, Uppsala City Library
More information about Uppsala Sustainability Festival here:

Wednesday May 3
Frukostmöte i Kollaboratoriet Uppsala – Klimatångest
Klimatångesten – vad har den att säga oss? Frukostmöte och samtal med idéhistoriker Julia Nordblad.
8-9, Kollaboratoriet Uppsala, Östra Ågatan 19, Uppsala
Mer information här:

Monday April 10
Mitigation – but how fast?
A public talk by Kevin Anderson
18.00-19.30, Lund City Library
For more information, please contact Tomas Björnsson (

Monday April 10
The carbon guilt of the sustainability scientist – should academics stop flying?
A seminar with Kevin Anderson
13.00-15.00, Wrangel Library, Biskopsgatan 5, Lund
For more information, please contact Wim Carton (

Tuesday April 4
Offical opening of the Uppsala Collaboratory and a public conversation
with Kevin Anderson, Bert de Vries, Josefin Wangel and others.
16.15-18.00, Uppsala Collaboratory, Östra Ågatan 19, Uppsala
More information and registration at:

Thursday March 30
Public Talk by Kevin Anderson in Swedish Parliament
Paris, 2°C and carbon budgets: understanding Sweden’s role in a low-carbon future
12.00-13.00, Swedish Parliament, Mittpoolen Seminar Room
More information and registration at:

Tuesday March 28
Should Scientiest stop flying? Decoupling Knowledge from Carbon in an age of climate change
10.00-12.00, Stockholm, KTH Campus
An open seminar co-hosted by KTH and Uppsala University.
More information and registration at:

Thursday March 16
Cambridge Climate Lecture Series
18.30-20.00 at Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK
Panel Discussion on COP21 to Zero Global Emissions w. Bryony Worthington, Anthony Hobley, Kevin Anderson, Martin Rees.
More information at:

Thursday March 9
Cambridge Climate Lecture Series
19.00-21.00 at Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK
Paris, climate and surrealism: how numbers reveal an alternate reality – A lecture by Kevin Anderson
More information at:

Wednesday February 22
Sustainability Talk with Kevin Anderson
Campus Gotland, Sweden
More information at:

Monday February 20
EnvironmentAle with Kevin Anderson
Scandic Hotel, Stockholm
More information at:

Thursday February 16
Open Lecture: Climate Change and 2 Degrees: Is the Parisian Emperor Naked?
17.00-18.15, Hamberggsalen, Villavägen 16, Uppsala
As a part of the annual meeting of “Svenska Metereologiska Sällskapet”
Registration required, by Monday the 14th of feb at the latest. Email Matthias Mohr
at (Cellphone: 076-778 52 27)

Tuesday February 7
Medan klockan tickar – En teaterföreställning om klimatet
15-17, Kollaboratoriet Uppsala, Östra Ågatan 19, Uppsala
More information and tickets at:

Saturday February 4
Public Lecture with Kevin Anderson: Challening times ahead – the implications of the paris agreement for the toursist industry
10.00-12.00, IOGT-NTO-gården, Klara Södra Kyrkogata 20, by the central station in Stockholm
Registration and more information at:

Thursday November 24, 2016
Public Seminar: Accelerating towards Paris – how informed action and hope can overcome despair
16.15-18.00, Stockholm Environmental Institute, Linnegatan 87D, Stockholm
A public seminar with Zennström Professor Kevin Anderson, Political Economist Andrew Simms, the Swedish Climate Ambassador Lars Ronnås and political expert Fredrik Hannerz. An event co-hosted at Stockholm Environment Institute. Read more here.

Friday November 11, 2016kevin-11-nov
From Morrocco to Uppsala: Follow the climate negotiations live with Kevin Anderson and guests
16.00-17.30, Uppsala City Library, Svartbäcksgatan 17, Uppsala (Mallan Lecture hall)
More information here:

Wednesday November 2, 2016
Lunch Lecture with Kevin Anderson – From Oil Worker to Climate Academic
Organized by UTN and UTNARM. Limited seats available. Primarily for students.
12-13, Siegbahn Lecture hall
More information at:

Wednesday October 26, 2016
Delivering on the Paris 1,5 and 2 degree goals – Opening address by Kevin Anderson at SLU conference on Future Agriculture
9.15 at Norra Latin, Stockholm
Watch the recording here:
More information at:

Tuesday October 25, 2016
Public Lecture with Professor Riley Dunlap
Riley Dunlap, Regents Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University will give a public lecture with the title: How climate change became controversial – Examining the denial movement.
Time, Venue and room TBA.
More information at:

Thursday October 13, 2016
CCL Seminar with Dr. Charlie Wilson
15.15-17.00, CEMUS/CSD Uppsala, Villavägen 16, Uppsla
More information at:

Thursday October 13, 2016kevin-bob-225x300
Climate Change Leadership Symposium with Professor Kevin Anderson and Bob Massie at SLU
12.15-14.00, Lecture Hall Audhumbla, VHC hus/building 5, SLU
Watch the recording here:

Wednesday October 12, 2016
Symposium: Finding our Way in the Dark – Pathways in the Shadow of Climate Change
A half day symposium organized by CEMUS and the Sigtuna Foundation where artists, scholars and actors from a variety of fields, with a wide range of experiences and perspectives, will share their ideas and on how to find our way towards a more humble and safe trajectory for our species and the more-than-human-world on planet earth.
W. Kevin Anderson, Ulf Danielsson, Hanna Wetterstrand, Jonas Gren and Helena Granström.
12.00-17.00, Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtuna
More information and registration at:

Monday, September 5 2016
Public Workshop: Climate Change Leadership in Practice
15.00-17.00, Uppsala Learning Lab
An interactive and participatory afternoon event open to the public. A chance to learn about, discuss and contribute to a conversation about solutions to the challenges climate change, together with renowned climate scientist, practitioners and students engaged in tackling and developing novel solutions to climate change.
Venue to be announced. More information here.

Wednesday, August 31 2016
Meet-and-Greet with Kevin Anderson
19.00-20.30 at Ångström Laboratory, Lägerhyddsvägen 1, Uppsala.
Doreen Stabinsky (the first Zennström Visiting Professor) and Kevin Anderson will co-host this event which will include drinks, snacks and a chance to meet others engaged in research, education and initiatives addressing climate change in Uppsala and beyond.

Wednesday, August 31 2016
Uppsala University lecture in Climate Change Leadership with Kevin Anderson
10.00-12.00 in Hambergsalen, Villavägen 16, Uppsala.
More information and recording of the lecture here.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Almedalen Seminar: Now that we have the Paris Agreement on climate change – what next?
To reach the Paris Agreement on climate change will require immediate and significant reductions in greenhouse gas pollution, getting to zero emissions globally from burning of fossil fuels by sometime between 2030 and 2050. How can this be done? Views from national to local levels.
W. Doreeen Stabinsky, Johan Kuylenstierna, Anders Wijkman, Folke Tersman, Linea Engström and Eva Krutmeijer (moderator).
9.30-10.15, Sal E22, Almedalsbiblioteket, Cramérgatan 5, Visby, Sweden
More information at:

January 25, 2016
Fika and conversation – Creating a platform for engagement on climate change in Uppsala
Warmly welcome to a first meeting to engage in the idea of creating a platform for engagement on climate change in Uppsala, sprung out of the engagement and collaboration between students and faculty from Uppsala university and SLU that attended COP21. Friday January 25, 15.30-17. [Read more]

January 22, 2016
Get-together of climate change researchers in Uppsala
Warmly welcome to an informal get-together of climate change researchers in Uppsala on Friday January 22, 15-17. [Read more here]

January 18, 2016
Open Lecture with Doreen Stabinsky – Education, Sustainable Development and the Challenges of Climate Change. Monday January 18, 18-20. [Read more here]


December, 2015
Uppsala University’s student delegation and Zennström Visiting Professor Doreen Stabinsky are reporting live from the climate change negotiations in Paris. Stay tuned at:

The will also be a number of events in Uppsala where the delegation shares insights and reflections during and after the negotiations. The full program can be found here.

November – Uppsala Climate Month, 2015
November was Uppsala Climate Month! A number of interesting lectures and open events were organised in Uppsala. The Uppsala University Student Delegation for the climate change negotiations composed a calendar of the events leading up to Paris.

Sunday November 15, 2015
Run 4 Your Life
An afternoon and evening celebrating stories and experiences about climate change, in connection to the Run for your life project, a relay race from the arctic to Paris. In Uppsala and at Uppsala Stadsteater. More information at:

Thursday November 5, 2015
Open Lecture and conversation with Doreen Stabinsky: Education, Sustainable Development and the challenges of Climate Change
Organized by The Swedish National Committee for Geography & Svenska sällskapet för antropologi och geografi (SSAG). Registration required. More information at:
13.00-16.00 Beijersalen , Royal Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Thursday October 29, 2015
Lunch Lecture organized by Utnarm with Zennström Visiting Professor in Climate Change Leadership, Doreen Stabinsky
Doreen will bring a delegation of students from UU to the big climate conference in Paris in December. Something she will speak more about during the lecture.
More information at:
12.00-13.15 Siegbahnsalen, Ångströms Laboratory, Ulleråker, Uppsala

Wednesday October 28, 2015
UU delegation COP21 meeting
The road to Paris continues. Come join the conversation and preparations.
19.00-21.00 Venue TBA, Earth Sciences Building, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Wednesday October 28, 2015
Climate Change Leadership Symposium Fall 2015: 2°C or not 2°C – Understanding impacts of temperature rise due to global warming
A symposium hosted by Zennström Visiting Professor Doreen Stabinsky, with contributions from researchers from different scientific discplines on the impacts of a 2°C world.
Presentations, pictures and recordings of the symposium can be found here:
14.00-17.00 Hambergssalen , Department of Earth Sciences, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Thursday October 22, 2015
UU delegation COP21 Fika
The Road to Paris continues. Warmly welcome to join and learn more from the large group of students planning to go to the climate change negotiations in Paris, accompanied ny Zennström visiting professor Doreen Stabinsky. This time we will connect with the five students who are in Bonn with Doreen for the last preperatory meeting before Paris.
19.00-21.00 Skåne lecture hall (2nd story), Earth Sciences Building, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Wednesday September 29, 2015
UU delegation COP21 Fika
The road to Paris continues. Guest this afternoon was Climate and Energy Expert Niclas Hällström from What Next Forum.
16.00-17.30, CSD/CEMUS Library, Earth Sciences Building, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Friday September 25, 2015
Seminar: Prospects for the Climate Change Negotiations in Paris – The Role of Leadership
For more information and documentation from the event, visit:
10.00-15.00, Ekmanssalen, EBC, Norbyvägen 14, Uppsala

Wednesday September 23, 2015
UU delegation COP21 Fika
The road to Paris has begun. This COP-fika brought up some key issues in the upcoming climate change negotiations COP21.
16.00-17.00, CSD/CEMUS Library, Earth Sciences Building, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Friday September 18, 2015
First meeting for the UU delegation to Paris
A first delegation meeting where we went over the logistics around the Paris COP and the work together over the fall leading up to the negotiations. See picture from the meeting here. To get involved or for more information, join the facebook group.
16.00-18.00, CSD/CEMUS Library, Earth Sciences Building, Villavägen 16, Uppsala

Monday, March 23, 2015
Inauguration and first annual Uppsala Lecture in Climate Change Leadership
Inauguration and first Uppsala University Lecture in Climate Change Leadership with Professor Dooreen Stabinsky. More information at:
16.30-18.30, Main University Building, Sal X