COUPLED is a four-year, European Training Network granted by the EC under Horizon 2020.

We put the research approach of TELECOUPLING into action for solving sustainability challenges for land use. How to understand processes and actors that influence land use in an increasingly interconnected world? We train a new generation of young scientists to better integrate research, innovation and social responsibility.


Book Publication on Telecoupling – How Researchers track Land-Use Change in a Globalised World

In a newly published book, COUPLED researchers examine how global land-use change can be better understood through ‘telecoupling’ Land use is essential to our well-being and therefore central to many of the largest sustainability challenges in the 21st Century, including global food security, climate change mitigation, access to clean water and air, and biodiversity conservation.…

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A busy week in breath-taking Barcelona

Advanced Training Course “Governance and Justice in Telecoupling”, 5-7 March 2019. Written by Joel Persson. On Tuesday morning, ESRs gathered at the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (or for the non-catalan-speakers amongst us, ICTA) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona for nearly three days packed full with stimulating content, exciting presentations and non-stop intense…

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March 10-15, 2019:
COUPLED Training Course on Scientific Writing

Strategies and techniques for drafting scientific texts, pitfalls in scientific writing, self-help techniques, publications outlets, open-science and open-access publishing. The last two days consist of a writing retreat.
Lead: Thilde Bech Bruun and Ole Mertz, University of Copenhagen
Location:  Artés (Catalonia)

March 5-7, 2019:
COUPLED Training Course on Governance and Justice inTelecoupling

Training course on how to analyse governance and justice issues in telecoupling research.
Lead: Esteve Corbera and Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Location: Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona