Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET)

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Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET) is led from the Faculty of Social Sciences. The centre's goal is to produce actionable knowledge that can inform policy and practice about how to achieve rapid, just and deep transformation of society to mitigate climate change.

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Impact beyond academia

CET Professor II Siddharth Sareen will receive the Nils Klim Award this week for his research in environmental social sciences. What makes his research unique is a commitment to impact beyond publication points and citations.

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Master's student at CET

Are you a master's student working on topics related to climate and energy transformation? Then you are eligible for a workspace at CET. Apply by June 15th.

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Annual Report 2023

Wondering what our centre did in 2023? Our Annual Report for 2023 is now ready for download.

SDG Conference Bergen 2024
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Sustainability in focus: Should researchers be activists?

«We are well aware that a significant change is necessary. We have the knowledge that is needed. Now we must figure out what to do,» professor Håvard Haarstad at UiB says. The seventh SDG Conference in Bergen will be held from 7.-9. February. We ask: What should be the role of universities?

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«Populist far-right parties hinder EU climate policies»

Populist far-right parties portray fossil fuel phase-out as a threat to traditional family values, regional identity, and national sovereignty, according to researchers at UiB.

Available positions at CET

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