Runar Brännlund believes that each electricity technology should carry its full cost. Subsidies have a tendency to provide incentives whether there is a demand for electricity or not. This was discussed at Almedalen in July.
The 24th round of tbe conference was successfully held from 20th to 22nd of June and attracted some 30 participants from different universities. There were a total 23 different presentations on selected topics in environmental economics over the course of those three days.
September 21st, 2017, Ross Bull, the Executive Director of the Balkan-based organization CNVP, visited CERE to explore the possibility of future collaboration, including the design and delivery of a workshop on forestry economics. This would be linked to two SIDA-funded projects under implementation in Albania and Kosovo that are focused on: strengthening private forest activities; developing value chains for non-timber forest products owned by women; and using wood biomass for renewable energy.
Forests provide livelihoods for parts of the worldwide population, often the most vulnerable. The forests also perform vital ecosystem services, including the regulation of the water and carbon cycles and protection of biodiversity, that are essential to food production and food security and nutrition in the long term.
Klimat i fokus när den nationella seminarieserien Kunskap i samverkan hölls i Umeå 7 juni 2017. En av talarna var CERE:s Kelly de Bruin.
Ministern för högre utbildning och forskning Helene Hellmark Knutsson gästade Umeå universitet inom ramen för den nationella seminareserien Kunskap i samverkan. Kelly de Bruin var en talarna och berättade mer om sin forskning IAM modellering. Se hennes föredrag: Using Integrated Assessment models to investigate climate change impacts and policie.