Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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Paris landmark treaty is an opportunity for profound change

December 13, 2015

The successful closing of the climate agreement in Paris was celebrated over the weekend throughout the world. Indeed, the global commitment of keeping global warming below 2 ºC, preferably below 1.5 ºC, is a historical step towards a more sustainable future. Issues that raised discussion during and after the conference included how to delegate responsibility […]

Ilona Riipinen named Wallenberg Academy Fellow 2015

December 3, 2015

The amount of particles in the atmosphere is decisive for both our health and the Earth’s climate. Researchers have spent a great deal of time investigating what causes the emission of particles, but knowledge about how they leave the atmosphere is not as advanced. Ilona Riipinen, researcher at ACES and new Wallenberg Academy Fellow, will now […]

What can we expect from the climate negotiations in Paris?

December 1, 2015

The negotiations to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions have started in Paris. What can we expect? Insights from some 50 years ago when we had another major trans-boundary environmental pollution problem in Europe might give us some clues on what influences international negotiations on common environmental problems. It started in the early 1960s with article […]

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At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

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