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  • 1.
    Eklöf, Jenny
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Byström, Tora
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Palmadottir, Valgerdur
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Att skapa närvaro och gemenskap med hjälp av video, ljud och bild: kvalitetsutveckling av idéhistorisk avancerad nivå på nät2015Report (Other academic)
  • 2.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella
    et al.
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå, Sweden.
    Nordström, Eva-Maria
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Forest Resource Management, Umeå, Sweden.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Reimerson, Elsa
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Nordin, Annika
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå, Sweden.
    Combining scientific and local knowledge improves evaluating future scenarios of forest ecosystem services2023In: Ecosystem Services, ISSN 2212-0416, E-ISSN 2212-0416, Vol. 60, article id 101512Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Forest scenario analysis can help tackle sustainability issues by generating insight into the potential long-term effects of present-day management. In northern Sweden, forests provide important benefits including climate change mitigation, biodiversity conservation, reindeer husbandry, local livelihoods, and recreation. Informed by local stakeholders’ views on how forests can be enabled to deliver these benefits, we created four forest management scenarios: the close-to-nature scenario (CTN) which emphasises biodiversity conservation, the classic management scenario (CLA) optimising the forests’ net present value, the intensified scenario (INT) maximising harvested wood from the forest, and the combined scenario (COM) applying a combination of measures from the CTN and INT. The scenarios were applied to the local forest landscape and modelled over a 100-year simulation period, and the results of the modelling were then evaluated by a diverse group of stakeholders. For most ecosystem services, there was a time lag of 10–50 years before noticeable effects and differences between the scenarios became evident, highlighting the need to consider both the short- and long-term effects of forest management. Evaluation by the stakeholders put the modelled results into a local context. They raised considerations relating to wildlife and hunting, climate change risks, social acceptability, and conflict, highlighting the value of evaluating the scenarios qualitatively as well as quantitatively. Overall, stakeholders thought that the CTN and CLA scenarios promoted more ecosystem services and posed fewer climate risks, while also creating less conflict among stakeholders. Our results emphasise the value of combining scientific and local knowledge when developing and evaluating future forest scenarios.

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  • 3.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella
    et al.
    Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
    Reimerson, Elsa
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Nordström, Eva-Maria
    Department of Forest Resource Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Sandström, Camilla
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Nordin, Annika
    Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
    Bringing “Climate-Smart Forestry” Down to the Local Level: Identifying Barriers, Pathways and Indicators for Its Implementation in Practice2022In: Forests, ISSN 1999-4907, E-ISSN 1999-4907, Vol. 13, no 1, article id 98Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The theoretical concept of “climate-smart forestry” aims to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation to maintain and enhance forests’ contributions to people and global agendas. We carried out two local transdisciplinary collaboration processes with the aim of developing local articulations of climate-smart forestry and to identify barriers, pathways and indicators to applying it in practice. During workshops in northern and southern Sweden, local stakeholders described how they would like forests to be managed, considering their past experiences, future visions and climate change. As a result, the stakeholders framed climate-smart forestry as active and diverse management towards multiple goals. They identified several conditions that could act both as barriers and pathways for its implementation in practice, such as value chains for forest products and services, local knowledge and experiences of different management alternatives, and the management of ungulates. Based on the workshop material, a total of 39 indicators for climate-smart forestry were identified, of which six were novel indicators adding to the existing literature. Our results emphasize the importance of understanding the local perspectives to promote climate-smart forestry practices across Europe. We also suggest how the concept of climate-smart forestry can be further developed, through the interplay between theory and practice.

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  • 4.
    Jönsson, Jimmy
    et al.
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Lundmark, Tomas
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.
    Continuity and change in forest restoration: a comparison of US ecology and forestry in the 1940s and 1990s2022In: Environmental Science and Policy, ISSN 1462-9011, E-ISSN 1873-6416, Vol. 134, p. 100-107Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Previous research has paid little attention to the multiple meanings of the concept of forest restoration. To gain a more comprehensive view of forest restoration, this paper compares the US forest restoration debate of the 1940s and 1990s, in the disciplines of ecology and forestry. The paper focuses on historical approaches to pasts and futures, and on “sociotechnical imaginaries” providing societal legitimacy to restoration ventures. Historical scientific papers constitute the paper’s empirical sources. The analysis shows that, among ecologists and foresters, forest restoration of the 1940s was oriented towards efficiency and challenges such as wood demands during World War II, whereas restoration of the 1990s was oriented towards conservation and environmental challenges. The approaches of the 1940s′ ecologists and foresters seem motivated by a sociotechnical imaginary connecting forest restoration to societal progress, whereas the approaches of their 1990s′ counterparts seem motivated by a sociotechnical imaginary connecting forest restoration to the task of mitigating society’s impacts. Based on the conclusions, it is argued that future research on forest restoration would benefit from comparing the idealized pasts of both yield- and conservation-oriented conceptions of forest restoration.

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  • 5.
    Mårald, Erland
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Sustainability Metamorphosis: An Inconvenient Change2021In: Nature and Culture, ISSN 1558-6073, E-ISSN 1558-5468, Vol. 16, no 2, p. 1-12Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The institutionalization of sustainability agendas on the local and global levels has largely failed to deliver the promised change. In this essay, we develop the idea of sustainability metamorphosis as a way to break with the pathological paradigm of sustainable development that weakens society’s capacity to transform in the face of global crises. Sustainability metamorphosis, in our understanding, draws on the Bakthian perspective of carnivalization and dialogical truth. In this sense, sustainability metamorphosis is an outlook on change in society and a source of strategies for long-term societal change. Our understanding of metamorphosis is inspired by the historical and literary understandings that saw ungraspable forces, acting upon both inner and outer worlds, and suspended hierarchies as the sources of necessary but inconvenient change

  • 6.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    A modern mine?: Greenlandic media coverage on the mining community of Qullissat, western Greenland, 1942–19682018In: The Polar Journal, ISSN 2154-896X, E-ISSN 2154-8978, Vol. 8, no 1, p. 141-162Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    During the first half of the twentieth century, the coalmine of Qullissat on Disko Island in western Greenland was at the centre of visions of an industrial future for the then Danish dependency. The closure of the mine and resettlement of the community in 1972 was thus marked by confusion, and became a key event in the political development of modern Greenland. This qualitative study analyses the representation of Qullissat in two Greenlandic newspapers, Grønlandsposten and Atuagagdliutit/Grønlandsposten, between 1942 and 1968. It seeks to add a layer of understanding to the history of the mining community by drawing attention to the framing of Qullissat’s future in public discourse, using newspapers as a historical source. During the Second World War and well into the 1950s, media coverage of Qullissat focused on the modernisation measures initiated by the Danish mine management based on expert assessments. From the mid-1960s, however, the representations of Greenlandic workers as not matching modern industrial ideas created the impression of a community that was no longer viable in the postcolonial setting. In many respects, this media discourse reflects a perceived dichotomy between Denmark as a modern society, and Greenland as non-modern and dependent.

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  • 7.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Arctic sustainability transformation: what is it, what can it be, and what does it need to be?2024Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 8.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Det bortglömda mötet i Sundsvall: Hur IPCC ändrade synen på klimatfrågan2022In: Route to Paris: forskning om skogens klimatnytta / [ed] Malin von Essen; Lotta Möller, Umeå: Södertörns högskola; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Umeå Universitet; Lunds universitet; Högskolan i Borås; World Forest Forum; Formas , 2022, p. 6-7Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [sv]

    När Förenta Nationernas (FN) klimatpanel, IPCC, inrättades 1988 hade man i mer än 100 år forskat om förändringen av jordens klimat och växthusgasernas betydelse föruppvärmningen av atmosfären. Men IPCC:s ursprung ärinte bara vetenskap, utan också politik och förhandlingsutrymmet däremellan.  

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  • 9.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Ett övergångsställe i skogen2022In: Skogens värden: forskares reflektioner / [ed] Catrin Johansson; Hans-Erik Nilsson; Peter Öhman; Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson; Birgitta Engberg; Oskar Englund; Per Simonsson; Inger Axbrink, Sundsvall: Mittuniversitetet , 2022, p. 66-67Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 10.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    From Siam to Greenland: Danish Economic Imperialism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century2016In: Journal of world history, ISSN 1045-6007, E-ISSN 1527-8050, Vol. 27, no 4, p. 619-640Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This article analyzes the Danish Greenland consortium’s plans at the turn to the twentieth century in the context of the stakeholders’ Asian ventures and worldwide business interests. In so doing, it offers an in-depth study of archival material concerning this specific episode in Danish economic imperialism, which connected Asia with Europe. It also assesses the transnational entanglements of the key actors involved in the Greenland consortium, widening the historiographical perspective on their plans for the colony, which to date have been confined to a side note in Danish historical research. Drawing on a cross-reading of economic and political history while focusing on imperial narratives bring into relief the importance of the globalization of the Danish private economy at the turn to the twentieth century. In this sense, the world-historical analytical framework revises the established historiographical narrative on Greenland’s modernization in the early twentieth century by highlighting the relevance of transnational developments to the discourse of modernization.

  • 11.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Greenland's future: narratives of natural resource development in the 1900s until the 1960s2017Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This doctoral thesis identifies and analyzes narratives of Greenland's future that emerged in the context of developing and modernizing the dependency's natural resources industries in the 1900s until the 1960s. After almost two centuries of Danish colonial rule, the turn of the 20th century witnessed a profound change in Greenland's governance. Although contested at first, the notion of cultural progress increasingly linked developing a modern industry to a productive economy under Danish auspices. Ideas of modernity that connected rationalities of the market with political power and science were unparalleled in the colonial discourse on Greenland's future. How were the development of Greenland's natural resource industries and its role in Danish governance debated? Which narratives emerged in this context? As the studies in this compilation thesis suggest, the rationalities of science, markets, and power became entangled in an unprecedented way during these decades, creating new ways to imagine Greenland's future.

    The first paper analyzes the application of a private stakeholder group of Copenhagen's financial and economic elite for access to Greenland as a private, for-profit venture to extract and trade with the colony's living resources in 1905. The motif of an Arctic scramble was constructed through the authority of science, still resonating in the debate on rare earth mining today. The second paper identifies the business relationships between the group's members, connecting major Danish financial institutes and private economic interests in the late 19th and early 20th century. The third paper focuses on the commercialization of Greenlandic fisheries in the 1910s until the late 1920s and the fisheries scientist Adolf Severin Jensen (1866-1953). Jensen's work is an example of how applied sciences connected both scientific and political agendas, carried out in a colonial setting. The fourth paper focuses on the narrative analysis of (Danish-language) Greenlandic newspaper coverage of Qullissat between 1942 and 1968. Representations of the coal mine and nearby settlement on Greenland's west coast, which were closed down in 1972, are at the center of this study. While the coal mine was presented as a Danish success to establish an independent energy supply and to introduce modernization measures, it was presented as a Greenlandic failure to adapt to modern demands of economic productivity in the years leading up to its closure. 

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  • 12.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Imagining soy in Germany: changing scientific visions in the twentieth century2022In: The age of the soybean: an environmental history of soy during the great acceleration / [ed] Claiton Marcio Da Silva; Claudio de Majo, White Horse Press, 2022, p. 227-246Chapter in book (Refereed)
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  • 13.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Science, Markets, and Power: Adolf Severin Jensen in the debate over Greenland's fisheries development during the early twentieth century2018In: Environment and History, ISSN 0967-3407, E-ISSN 1752-7023, Vol. 24, no 3, p. 349-375Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    As a fisheries consultant to the colonial administration, Adolf Severin Jensen (1866-1953) followed, and was an active commentator on, all stages of the commercialisation of Greenland's fishing industry - from its early assessment shortly after 1900 to the sector's peak in the 1930s, and the first signs of a changing trend in the 1940s. This paper puts Jensen's perceptions of Greenlandic fisheries in dialogue with the ideas of scientific rationalisation, economic efficiency and colonial power. The accounts of the fisheries scientist offer a glimpse into the complicated interplay of applied science in natural resource exploitation and state interests at the turn of the twentieth century. His research agenda was coined by the goals of fisheries science to connect knowledge production to markets. However, Jensen's findings also merged with Denmark's aim to secure its colonial authority in Greenland and to exert effective power over both resources and people.

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  • 14.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    The Arctic scramble revisited: the Greenland consortium and the imagined future of fisheries in 19052015In: Journal of Northern Studies, ISSN 1654-5915, E-ISSN 2004-4658, Vol. 9, no 1, p. 13-32Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Among the numerous phrases that depict imagined futures in the North, the belligerent rhetoric of an Arctic scramble stands out. The notion of seizing opportunities continues to surface in current debates on resource exploration in the Arctic. This article places the present scramble in Greenland in a longer historical context. It analyses the arguments of a stakeholder group that applied in 1905 to the Danish Home Office for private access to Greenland’s natural resources, and that hoped to introduce trade with the colony’s products on a for-profit basis. The arguments of this initiative offer an insight into how the urgency to act was constructed through the authority of science. This paper suggests that the scramble for the Arctic lent a common framework to otherwise inconsistent narratives. Although the consortium’s attempt to privatize Greenlandic fisheries and other resource industries was halted in 1906, their narratives highlighted perceived mismanagement by the colonial administration and anticipated and helped shape long-term changes in policy.

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  • 15.
    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella
    Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden.
    Reimerson, Elsa
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    The spectrum of knowledge: Integrating knowledge dimensions in the context of forests and climate change2023In: Sustainability Science, ISSN 1862-4065, E-ISSN 1862-4057, Vol. 18, p. 1329-1341Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Integrated approaches to knowledge that recognize meaning, behavior, culture, and systems as domains of knowledge are increasingly employed in holistic views on sustainability transformation but often remain conceptually driven. In this study, we analyze empirical data from a collaborative process with local forest stakeholders in Sweden through the lens of individual, collective, interior, and exterior knowledge dimensions. We show that the participants’ understanding of knowledge about forests and climate change presents a nuanced picture of how knowledge and acting are connected. Meaning-making, cultural frames, and techno-scientific knowledge conceptions converge, interact, and, at times, replace or diminish each other. The connection and interplay of these dimensions, we suggest, can be understood as a knowledge spectrum. These insights into integrated knowledge, based on an empirical case, must be addressed in the production of knowledge, both to grasp the climate and sustainability issues that face us and to support action in response to them.

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  • 16.
    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Jönsson, Jimmy
    Lunds universitet, Lund, Sverige.
    Hur skogen blev ett verktyg för att forma klimatet2022In: Skogshistoriska Sällskapets Årsskrift, ISSN 1650-0962, p. 122-129Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [sv]

    Skogen kan spela en nyckelroll i skapandet av ett framtida klimatneutralt samhälle. Så lät det när EU-kommissionen 2021 offentliggjorde sin nya skogsstrategi. Här skissar vi en historisk bakgrund till hur idén om skogen som ett verktyg för att forma klimatet hamnade på den storpolitiska agendan - från 1600-talet till genomslaget kring millenieskiftet 2000. 

  • 17.
    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Lempinen, HannaUniversity of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland.Vikström, HannaLuleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden.
    Arctic sustainability transformation: what is it, what can it be, and what does it need to be?2023Collection (editor) (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
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  • 18.
    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Nordin, Annika
    Narrow pasts and futures: how frames of sustainability transformation limit societal change2021In: Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, ISSN 2190-6483, E-ISSN 2190-6491, Vol. 11, no 1, p. 76-84Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Two frames dominate present-day interpretations of sustainability and approaches to sustainability transformation in national and global policy arenas. One frame relates to transformation in global environmental governance that promotes goal-oriented agendas. The other frame relates to earth system sciences where sustainability transformation means breaking the devastating trends of the Anthropocene. In this paper, we examine the historical and cultural underpinnings of these two frames, each invoking particular relations and approaches to sustainability transformation. Our contribution is to discuss the role of the past in these frames and to illuminate how current outlooks toward the future still rely on principles that emerged in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and thus hinder alternative approaches to transformation in the present.

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    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Reimerson, Elsa
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella
    Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden.
    Sténs, Anna
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. The Popular Movement Archives in Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden.
    Sandström, Camilla
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Mårald, Erland
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Transformative change in context: stakeholders’ understandings of leverage at the forest–climate nexus2022In: Sustainability Science, ISSN 1862-4065, E-ISSN 1862-4057, Vol. 17, no 5, p. 1921-1938Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Transformation acquires its meaning within contexts and particular settings where transformative change is experienced, and where people engage in meaning-making. We used the forest–climate nexus in Sweden as an empirical case study, and the leverage-points perspective as an analytical lens. The aim was to investigate contextual leverage for transformative change, and how our use of context and relations shapes our understanding of transformation and leverage for change. The empirical basis was a whole-day workshop, held in both northern and southern Sweden, for local forest stakeholders. To detract from current conflict and barriers to change, we asked the stakeholders to reflect on transformative change in the past and in the future, and the spatio-temporal relations that form the forest–climate nexus. Our analysis suggests that leverage associated with a transformative change in the future is commonly seen as universal and detached from context, reflecting, for example, national and global discourses on forests and climate change. Regarding transformative changes in the past, however, contextual leverage is linked to the community values and pluralism that drove the change in particular situations. Focusing on the complex spatio-temporal relations and meaning-making helps identify how leverage emerges from context, and how leverage also acquires a richer meaning for people experiencing transformative change.

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  • 20.
    Priebe, Janina
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Wormbs, Nina
    KTH.
    Arctic dreams: Histories uncovering the imagined, the forgotten and the hidden Arctic2023In: Lychnos, ISSN 0076-1648, p. 47-56Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Introduction to special issue.

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  • 21.
    Reimerson, Elsa
    et al.
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden.
    de Boon, Auvikki
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Sandström, Camilla
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Local articulations of climate action in Swedish forest contexts2023In: Environmental Science and Policy, ISSN 1462-9011, E-ISSN 1873-6416, Vol. 151, article id 103626Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Local actors are recognized as key drivers for climate action. Making climate change relevant and possible to act on in local contexts is thus a critical undertaking for both researchers and society at large. Connecting climate change to people’s known surroundings and experiences, and framing climate action in relation to everyday practices in the local context, might then be crucial to making climate change relevant and actionable on the local level. In this paper, we explore the potential of forests to serve as such a connection. We have worked in close collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders in two case study locations in Sweden to explore potential courses of action for local climate action in relation to forests. We critically analyze these local articulations of climate action and examine the assumptions underlying them, with the aim to assess the effects and consequences of different problem representations. Our results illustrate the challenges of thinking and acting outside of the prevalent business-as-usual or more-of-everything discourses, of recognizing the importance of politics and choice, and of overcoming perceived barriers to action. We find tensions in the allocation of responsibility in both time and space – but also potential room for more local action in assumptions of un- or underused potential for political and civil action on the local level.

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  • 22. Svennevig, Kristian
    et al.
    Keiding, Marie
    Korsgaard, Niels Jákup
    Lucas, Antoine
    Owen, Matthew
    Djurhuus Poulsen, Majken
    Priebe, Janina
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Vest Sørensen, Erik
    Morino, Costanza
    Uncovering a 70-year-old permafrost degradation-induced disaster in the Arctic: the 1952 Niiortuut landslide tsunami in central West Greenland2022In: Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697, E-ISSN 1879-1026, Vol. 859, article id 160110Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    On December 15th 1952, at approximately 14:00 local time a mass of 5.9 × 106 m3 of permafrozen talus deposits failed in a landslide close to the Niiortuut mountain on the south coast of the Nuussuaq peninsula, central West Greenland. Between 1.8 and 4.5 × 106 m3 of the material entered the sea and generated a tsunami that propagated through the Vaigat strait (Sullorsuaq). Here we describe this catastrophic event for the first time by analysis of historical material supplemented by recent fieldwork and discuss the implications for the state of contemporary permafrozen slopes. The tsunami killed a fisherman working on the shore of southern Nuussuaq, 10 km south-east of the landslide. In the mining town of Qullissat, 30 km south of the landslide, it had a runup height of 2.2–2.7 m and caused minor material damage. Morphological evidence show that the basal surface of rupture was 80 m inside the permafrost cemented talus slope, whose degradation was a dynamic conditioning factor for the landslide. The 1952 Niiortuut landslide is the first historically recorded event of permafrost degradation induced landslide-tsunamis in the Arctic. We infer that the landslide and its cascading consequences occurred due to the early-twentieth century warming that started in the late 1910's in the Arctic. Warming is now increasingly affecting this region, as shown by an enhanced recent landslide activity.

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  • 23. von Essen, Malin
    Mårald, Erland (Contributor)
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies.
    Priebe, Janina (Contributor)
    Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of historical, philosophical and religious studies. Umeå University, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University.
    Reimerson, Elsa (Contributor)
    Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    Hallberg-Sramek, Isabella (Contributor)
    Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
    Ta ner himlen till jorden: skogen, klimatet och allt det andra2022Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
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    Alla vet att det är bråttom att göra en hållbar omställning. Det har aldrig tidigare funnits en så stor medvetenhet om detta med så mycket kunskap, teknik och styrmedel. Trots det står omställningen och stampar. Kanske hjälper det att vända på perspektivet och belysa hur förändring kan uppstå ur ett mänskligt och lokalt perspektiv? Hur kan förändring ske som är inkluderande och ger människor möjligheter att ta  kontroll över sin situation?

    ”Ta ner himlen till jorden” har undersökt hur skogen kan användas för att göra klimatfrågan konstruktivt angripbar i lokala sammanhang. I denna skrift presenteras resultat och lärdomar från forskningsprojektet. Dessutom presenteras hur forskarna försökt skapa ringar på vattnet genom sitt arbetssätt, bland annat med hjälp av studiecirklar.

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