Welcome to the Centre for Climate and Safety
Research programme on societal resilience
MSB, the Swedish civil contingencies agency, has granted 20 million SEK to a five-year research programme on societal resilience in Sweden.
For CCS this means that 7 MSEK will be used to recruit a PhD student and finaning of three senior researchers. Click to read more...
We create knowledge for management of climate related risks!
We search for answers to questions about risks connected to extrem weather such as intense precipitation, floods and windstorms.
We work in a wide manner with knowledge on natural disasters, societal planning and learning and we are good at linking our research with municipal and regional practice.
CCS forskare i ny Routledge bok om klimatförändring
CCS' director Mikael Granberg is co-editor and co-author and CCS' head of research Lars Nyberg is co-author in the book Local Action on Climate Change - Opportunities and constraints, the latest addition to Routledges series on Advances in Climate Change Research.
International visit in RiskLab
Tuesday 3 October our RiskLab was visited by a group of 20 directors-general, chief representatives of crisis management, experts and risk analysts representing Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey together with their Swedish hosts from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, MSB.
Apply for PhD student positions at CCS
Within the bounds of our research collaboration CNDS we have the great pleasure of inform you about two new PhD student positions with admission to Risk- and Environmental Studies at Karlstad University. Application are open until 15 October. Original application deadline changed due to a limited number of applicants. We hereby invite you to apply!
Congratulations Tonje Grahn!
On Friday 2 June Tonje Grahn successfully defended her PhD thesis titled Risk assessment of natural hazards – Data availability and applicability for loss quantification, at Karlstad university.
CCS' director Mikael Granberg is co-autor of a new guide from the united nations disaster risk reduction organ, UNISDR.