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According to Håvard Haarstad, scientists have to commit to doing everything they can to get society moving in the right direction. His own commitment to saving the world earned him a night in prison in New York.
How can we organize an international conference and at the same time, reduce our climate impact? This became the central question while organising our third edition of the Beyond Oil conference. We are happy to reveal that our 2019 conference halved the emissions of the previous conference in 2017.
Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation ready for a new round of CET Accelerator seed funding. Send in applications before November 29.
Klimaomstillingssenteret CET tyvstartet like godt Beyond Oil - konferansen ved å okkupere en hel togvogn på toget fra Oslo til Bergen.
Erik Kolstad and Scott Bremer organise training in transdisciplinary climate adaptation research for early career researchers.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Beyond Oil: Deep and Rapid Transformations. The live streams for the keynote sessions are now available.
The 22-23 October Entro is organizing a seminar on sustainable cities and buidings, and as this is an important issue in relation to renewable energy, we would like to spread the word. The seminar will be held in norwegian. Below is their own description of the seminar
Klima- og energiomstillingssenteret CET lanserte sin karbonplanleggar under Arendalsuka på stand for Universitetet i Bergen.
"If you want to be included in a great academic and social environment then CET is a great place to write your thesis"
"We are particularly excited about providing an arena for European students to become active co-creators of their education".
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 public debate.
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.
We are happy to announce the first round of CET accelerator seed funding for 2019 are granted to CET Affiliates Esmeralda Colombo and William Helland-Hansen.
Tired of hearing about lifestyle and behavioural changes for sustainable energy transitions? Can you think of a better structural solution? What is your idea to transition to a low-carbon energy system while enhancing social equity?
Day Zero is a new initiative held the day before the SDG Bergen conference and is a packed day of workshops relating to the Sustainable Development Goals. CET was well represented with three workshops on topics of accountability, student involvement & perception.
The new interdisciplinary undergraduate course CET201 Sustainable innovation had its inaugural course day last week. Around 25 students found their way to BTO’s innovation hub: Nyskapningsparken for an introduction to the eight-week course.
Together with 26 key partners, CET has applied for 100 million kroners from the Norwegian Research council to establish a centre for sustainable transport in coastal cities - Centre for Coastal Area Sustainable Transport (COAST).

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