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The window for action on climate change is closing

A global alliance of leading climate research universities is urging the G20 countries to embrace a build back better strategy for the post-pandemic recovery. This includes prioritising net zero emissions and planning for a more circular economy.

The UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean, Ambassador Peter Thomson, giving the annual Ocean Sustainability Bergen Lecture at the Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference 2020.

Ocean literacy key to progress for a sustainable ocean

How can scientific knowledge on the treasures of the ocean contribute to informing policy? This was the key topic at the second Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference.

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Count – and I know who you are

Humans are the only species that uses symbols to express quantities, and researchers now want to find out why number systems vary so much between cultures.

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The 2020 Holberg Debate: “Is Global Stability A Pipe Dream?”

At the 2020 Holberg Debate, Amb. John Bolton and Member of the Hellenic Parliament Yanis Varoufakis will discuss current threats to regional and global stability.

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Conducting research on man-made earthquakes

Earthquakes may occur due to human activities, thousands of metres below the Earth’s crust. A new centre at the University of Bergen will find out more about how the substratum has been deformed.