Goal 13. Climate action

Last changed: 03 April 2020

Here you can find some examples of SLU research areas and projects within each target under Goal 13.

13. Climate action - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

13.1, 13.2, 13.3, 13.a, 13.b


13.1  Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate related disasters

Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries.

13.2 Integrate climate change measures into policies and planning

Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.

13.3 Build knowledge and capacity to meet climate change

Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

13.a Implement the UN framework convention on climate change

Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible.

  • Defaunation, illegal wildlife trade and Natural Climate Solutions in South Africa (Joris Cromsigt)
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits of wilder rangelands (Joris Cromsigt)
13.b  Promote mechanisms to raise capacity for planning and management

Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities.

  • Deriving soil information as decision support for site-specific agricultural management at multiple scales in East Africa (Kristin Piikki)
  • From research to practice - Towards more sustainable consumption of carbon emissions: A tool for assessing social dimensions of carbon forestry in low-income countries (Linda Engström with Flora Hajdu)

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