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Sustainable development, climate change and energy transformation call for innovation in all sectors of society. In University of Bergen's course in Sustainable Innovation, you will create innovative solutions to real sustainability challenges.
With prospects of an extensive transformation of the biggest cargo-port on the Norwegian west coast into a sustainable urban mixed business and residential area, researchers and students from CET were invited to give their perspectives on sustainable urbanism at BYLAB.
Call for abstracts is now open for Bergen International Student Conference 2020: Beyond Sustainable Development. Join us in Bergen on March 23–24th 2020 to discuss the pressing issues of our times.
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?

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