Open Lecture with guest Staffan Laestadius

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Staffan Laestadius

Join a special Open Lecture with guest Staffan Laestadius on the topic: “Climate crisis: the necessity of and potential for the great transformation ahead”.

This open lecture will include a summary of the state of the climate as a background for an analysis of the necessity of a rapid and large transformation of economic and industrial sectors. The focus will be on core issues and challenges as well as opportunities in a Swedish and global context. The short time now available for a take-off in climate mitigation will be addressed. There will be time for questions at the end of the lecture.

Staffan Laestadius is a Professor Emeritus in industrial transformation at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. He is active in writing, discussing, and advising on topics such as the climate crisis and post-fossil society. He has been active within the institute for future studies and has been involved in advising the Swedish cabinet. Staffan has published three books in Swedish about climate change: Klimatet och welfärden (2013), Klimatet och omställningen (2018) and En strimma av hopp (2021). In addition, he has participated in several English-language projects, most recently with the essay Industrial Transformation in the Anthropocene (2021). Staffan is also on the board of Global Utmaning

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