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"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).
CET has started a podcast - CET Klimasnakk (english: Climate talks). The first episode is a recording of a public conversation we had at Literaturhuset i Bergen the 13th of November.
CET is proud to announce its partnership in the newly established Norwegian centre for sustainable climate adaption (NorAdapt). The centre officially opened on the 7th of December and will assist society in tackling climate change.
Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation ready for a new round of CET Accelerator seed funding.
Hordaland County Municipality, Skyss and Bergen Municipality recently secured 12.5 million NOK to "MUST – mobility laboratory for the development of smart transport solutions". CET will play a central role in the realization and of this project.
Researchers from CET are presenting at two events at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in New York.
CET researcher Siddharth Sareen live at Pecha Kucha Bergen #10 on the future of solar power.
What does research exclude when it does not dare to challenge the unknown? Kristin Kjærås and Tarje Wanvik opens this question up for debate in a special section titled "Geography and Subaltern practice".
In July 2018, the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the UN headquarters in New York will review global progress on Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7). Over the past few months, CET has been among 50 organisations internationally that have provided inputs to this process, creating a set of policy briefs related to SDG7 and its interlinkages with other SDGs.

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