Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET)

CET logo

Centre for climate and energy transformation (CET) is an initiative at the University of Bergen, led from the Faculty of Social Sciences. The goal of the centre is to produce actionable knowledge about how to achieve a rapid transformation of society to meet the climate challenges. 

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CET Low-Carbon Travel Policy

Academic researchers are amongst the highest emitters of climate gas emissions. CET's Low-Carbon Travel Policy hopes to mobilize and inspire to reduce our impact.

CET klimasnakk logo i blått med hodetelefoner

Podcast: CET Climate Talks

CET has launched its own podcast. Episode 6 - 'Imagining and understanding energy transition' available for download.

Art and Academia
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Imagining and understanding energy transition

The 14th of May was an evening filled with art and reflection at the Hordaland Art Centre. Postdoctoral researcher Siddharth Sareen invited textile artist Margrethe Brekke Kolstad and Professor of energy policy Benjamin Sovacool to discuss how art and academia can bring energy transition into the...

Portrait of biologist Dorothy Jane Dankel from the University of Bergen, portrait from April 2019.

Researching sustainable management of natural resources

Biologist Dorothy Dankel believes that credible and salient management of cultural and ecological heritage sites is crucial to supporting a sustainable ocean economy. Her new research project, LoVeSe-SDG, is funded by the Research Council of Norway.

CET Travel Policy
railroad tracks with CET Carbon Tracker

CET Carbon Tracker Pilot

Last autumn, CET affiliates were invited to participate in a pilot study using the CET Carbon Tracker to register CO2 emissions from their own travels and meeting that they organize. The data from the pilot study has now been collected and analyzed.