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The heat transport into the Nordic Seas has increased steadily in volume and temperature over the last century, according to recent study.
Endre Bjørndal and Mette Helene Bjørndal, Professors at the Department of Business and Management Science, NHH will present some thoughts on interconnectors
Thea Gregersen, PhD Candidate, Centre for climate and energy transformation (CET) will present new results about climate attitudes among the norwegian population form the Norwegian Citizen Panel collected Autumn 2021
On World Ocean Day in June 2021, a unique Norwegian-Pacific PhD Scholarship Programme was picked as one of the first 60 Ocean Decade Actions worldwide and one of three Norwegian actions.
2021 saw the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s visionary Man and Biosphere programme, which brought attention to the importance of biodiversity long before the Sustainable Development Goals put it on policy makers’ agenda. We spoke with UNESCO Chair Inger Elisabeth Måren at the University of Bergen about the programme’s importance.
Devyn Remme, PhD Candidate at Department of Geography at UiB will present the very interesting and very relevant topic of electric vehicle (EV) battery value chains, including their environmental and social impact
Gunnar Eskeland professor at NHH will give us more insight into decommissioning of offshore wind farms and which challenges lie ahead
Saturday 13 November 2021, the University of Bergen and the University of the West Indies signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the ties between the two long-term partners.
Clemens Spensberger's research aims to drastically improve prediction of weather incidents, by describing and establishing climate links between different geographical regions.
Martin Fernø, Professor, Department of Physics and Technology at UiB will give us insight into storing carbon dioxide and hydrogen underground - ongoing research activities at UiB and its relevance to the Northern Lights project
Thor Humerfelt, Corvus Energy will give us insight into one of the big green shift development programmes
Agnete Hessevik, PhD Candidate at Department of Administration and Organization Theory at UiB, will present the very interesting topic of green shipping networks, and how they in some ways may contribute to the decarbonization of shipping.
The discussions at the third Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference brought together scientists, students, industry, and policymakers taking in everything from the protecting the blue forest to seabed mining and how to create a sustainable balance between preservation and development of the ocean.
Energy director Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa explains.
Eirik Finserås, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, UiB will give us insight into changes over time in renewable energy project and impact assessment.
Mario Blázquez de Paz, Assistant Professor Department of Business and Management Strategy at NHH will present the very interesting topic Guarantee of Origin and Market Power in the Spot Electricity Market
Camilla Moster head of mobile energy at BKK will give us insight into energy for emission-free building and construction sites. She will tell us about the road from an innovation idea to a new department in BKK, give examples of what it will take to achieve zero emission construction sites, what the challenges are and what we can do to achieve electrification without unnecessary increase in grid... Read more

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