ceMuse – CEMUS Magazine

Warmly welcome to ceMuse, CEMUS student and staff magazine which will feature critical reporting, inspiring interviews, CEMUS and student project podcasts, travel journals and in-depth investigations! We are always looking for contributors and writers, please contact us at daniel.mossberg@cemus.uu.se or phone 073-065 02 28.

ceMuse is restarted from a previous iteration of a similar magazine from around 2016.

Week 15 – ceMuse news and inspiration

Our first weekly issue is now posted 📰 – be inspired, informed and critical – send suggestions to João Duccini or Daniel Mossberg. Click on titles to go to articles or material.

Water is not only the basis of life for animals and plants, but is also likely to become a contested resource in parts of the world in the coming decades. According to UN figures, global water stress, i.e. the proportion of water withdrawn for use in industry, agriculture or private households in relation to available water, was manageable at 18.2% in 2020. In 2022, however, 2.4 billion people were living in areas that are exposed to extreme water stress in some cases.


Climate change indicators reached record levels in 2023: WMO

The state of the climate in 2023 gave ominous new significance to the phrase “off the charts.”


Counteracting climate denial: A systematic review

By Laila Mendy et al

Despite scientific consensus on climate change, climate denial is still widespread. While much research has characterised climate denial, comparatively fewer studies have systematically examined how to counteract it. This review fills this gap by exploring the research about counteracting climate denial, the effectiveness and the intentions behind intervention.


Harvard has halted its long-planned atmospheric geoengineering experiment

By James Temple

The decision follows years of controversy and the departure of one of the program’s key researchers.

Azerbaijan appoint state oil company veteran as Cop29 president

By Joe Lo

Mukhtar Babayev spent 26 years at Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil and gas company Socar, where he tried to limit the company’s environmental damage.


A Pennsylvania County Is Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry for Damages Linked to Climate Change

By Kiley Bense

Bucks County filed the first climate accountability lawsuit in Pennsylvania, accusing oil and gas companies of carrying out “tobacco industry-style campaigns to deceive and mislead the public.”



When Trees No Longer Milk the Sky by Dougald Hine

Sunday Sessions #3: Talking a living climate with Rob Lewis

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