Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET)

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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.
Yan Li, an associate professor at the Department of Mathematics and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, has been working on developing theoretical models to predict the occurrence probability of so-called “rogue waves” or “freak waves.” These waves can be approximately three times higher than the average wave height and are extremely dangerous for ships and other marine operations.
Brooke Wilkerson defended her PhD thesis on 19.12.2023 at the University of Bergen. The thesis title is "Systems approaches to sustainability: Innovation and social-ecological-technological systems.
Jesse Benjamin Schrage defended his thesis PhD thesis on 20.2.2024 at the University of Bergen. The thesis' title is: "Practicing urban climate governance: Organisational work and energy demand reduction in Nordic cities"
In my PhD project, I study the imaginaries and praxes around solar energy rollout in Rajasthan, India.
Wondering what our centre did in 2023? Our Annual Report for 2023 is now ready for download.
Today it was announced that CET Professor II Siddharth Sareen is the Nils Klim Laureate 2024 for his work in environmental social sciences.
«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?
Researchers come to Bergen from all over the world to solve global challenges. Simon Øverland has invited some of them to tell us about some solutions for the future.
Download the CET Low-Carbon Travel Guide with tips, tools and inspiration to reduce the climatic footprint of academic activities.
(14.11.23) Ph.D. Candidate Subina Shrestha on the challenges Bergen faces when planing freight transport in the city centre.
-  In the cracks in the system, in the fractures in the wall – that’s where the light shines through, said CET Director Håvard Haarstad at the opening of Beyond Oil 2023, held 17th and 18th of October.
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Did you miss this seminar, where member of the Energy Commission, Liv Monica Stubholt, presented some of the central element in the commission's report? Watch it here!
Did you miss Gerard A Virgili's presentation on optimizing energy supply of a Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) to reduce the carbon footprint? Watch the presentation here!
PhD candidate Devyn Remme on the social and environmental consequences of the transition to electric cars from a global perspective.
Postdoc Claudiu Eduard Nedelciu granted 185.000 NOK to develop research project on decreasing polarization between stakeholders on the topics of deep-sea mining and the impact of decarbonization on vulnerable groups.