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  • Two PostDoc positions open in Environmental Science

    [19 Jun 2017] Two postdoc positions in Environmental sciences are now announced at the Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences in the research area of FRAM.

  • Anti-science must be combated with education and better communication

    [15 Jun 2017] In the editorial "Science, antiscience, and environmental decision making: A call to action" featured in the journal Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, five Environmental Scientists from the UK, Sweden, USA, and Canada, argues that environmental decision making in too many cases is no longer rooted in scientific facts and findings. Instead, decisions are in many cases heavily influenced by value judgments, political concerns, emotions, and naive calls for simple solutions, inadequate for a complex world.

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"New Swedish chemical tax on electronics - what's the point?"

Time: 7/4/2017 at 12:00 PM,
Location: Almedalen 2017

Event type: Research profile seminar

From 1 July 2017, there will be a new Swedish tax on chemicals in electronics to reduce the amount of hazardous flame retardants in our home environment. The action has raised criticism. Are taxes as instruments the right way to go to achieve an environmental goal?

Lecturer: Moderator: Pernilla Rendahl, the FRAM centre at the University of Gothenburg Åsa Romson, Member of Parliament, Chairman of the EU Committee (MP) Mikael Karlsson, President, The European Environmental Bureau Susann Lundström, Partner KPMG Lena Odelberg, Tax Attorney, Volvo

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