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Karin Edvardsson Bjornberg

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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Karin Edvardsson Björnberg is Professor of Environmental Philosophy and First Deputy Head of School of Architecture and the Built Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Her areas of specialisation are in the fields of applied ethics, public policy and environmental law. She was the project leader of “Mind the Gap”, a three-year research project investigating delay mechanisms in environmental and climate policy (funded by the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development). She takes a particular interest in religiously based environmental and climate policy opposition.

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Climate policy and politics

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Edvardsson Björnberg, K., Karlsson, M. 2022. Faithful stewards of God’s creation? Swedish evangelical denominations and climate change. Religions 13:465, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel13050465

Edvardsson Björnberg, K., Röcklinsberg, H., Sandin, P. 2020. ‘Cornwallism’ and arguments against greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Environmental Values 29(6): 691-711, https://doi.org/10.3197/096327119X15579936382554

Edvardsson Björnberg, K., Karlsson, M., Gilek, M. and S. O. Hansson. 2017. Climate and environmental science denial: a review of the scientific literature published in 1990-2015. Journal of Cleaner Production 167: 229-241.