• China’s emissions glimpsing the peak

    China recently announced its intention to peak its carbon-dioxide emissions. How soon could the emissions peak and at what absolute value? Libo Wu explores.
  • The greening of the Southern Hemisphere

    The 2010-2011 La Niña weather event brought lush vegetation to vast semi-arid regions in the Southern Hemisphere and altered the delicate balance of the global carbon sinks. Owen Gaffney explores how La Niña might change in the future and what that might imply.
photo: Lars Falck


The IGBP Secretariat is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

It is hosted at the

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

For general enquires: admin@igbp.kva.se

Charlotte Wilson-Boss
Office Manager
Skype: charlottewilson
Email: charlottew@igbp.kva.se

Owen Gaffney
Director of Communications
Phone: (46-8) 673 9556
Email: owen.gaffney@igbp.kva.se

Postal address:
IGBP Secretariat
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Box 50005
SE-104 05 Stockholm

Visitors address:
IGBP Secretariat
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Lilla Frescativägen 4A
SE-114 18 Stockholm


Getting here:

By Stockholm public transportation

Subway (Tunnelbana):
Red line towards Mörby Centrum, get off at station Universitetet.

Bus 40:
From Fridhemsplan or Odenplan to station Universitetet norra

By car

From central Stockholm:
Drive to Roslagstull and north on Roslagsvägen. Turn off at Stockholm University and follow signs saying Vetenskapsakademien.

From the north, and Arlanda airport:
Go south on the E4 and turn off towards Bergshamra on the E18, then follow signs towards Stockholm. On Roslagsvägen, turn off at sign saying Vetenskapsakademien.

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