News archive for Climate and energy transition
For this semester's first BEL webinar, Energy director Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa, UiB, will talk about EU’s strategy for offshore renewable energy.
The third Arqus Academic Debate took place on 2nd December. Listen to the debate on the Arqus YouTube channel.
At the Diplomacy 2.0 event, Joanna Siekiera from the University of Bergen spoke on the subject of water diplomacy as a field of science diplomacy.
A global alliance of leading climate research universities is urging the G20 countries to embrace a build back better strategy for the post-pandemic recovery. This includes prioritising net zero emissions and planning for a more circular economy.
The launch at the University Aula concluded with two large panels representing the diversity of scientific milieus tackling global challenges in Bergen. Together they will work to make Bergen the place of choice for students seeking knowledge and skills to help solve global challenges.
In this webinar we looked at flexibility challenges in the local electricity grids, potential solutions to these challenges, as well as features and implications of the regulatory framework that applies to the sector. Watch it here!
'Sustainable aviation?' was the third in a series of transport related half day seminars considers the topic of a more sustainable future for aviation Check out the presentations from the seminar here!
Watch here: Community benefits and renewable energy projects: the case of offshore wind (29.09.2020)
In this webinar Ignacio discussed different models of community benefits required by governments or voluntarily granted by companies concerning offshore wind projects, and discuss up to what extent the fact that wind farms are located more and more outside the coast might alter the traditional perception of community benefits for renewable energy projects.
Due to the recent developments in the COVID-19 situation in Bergen it was decided that there will be no physical conference in Bergen on 29 September 2020. The program for the Science Meets Industry conference will be split in two parts, with the first part being a webinar on Hywind Tampen!
Did you miss the Just Mobility Transitions (JUSTMOB) seminar on September 3rd? No need to worry!
Temperature in the Southern Ocean was more tightly linked to the extent of Antarctic glaciation during past greenhouse climates than previously thought.
NorRen Summer School invites participants from a wide spectre of disciplines, this year focussing on flexible energy systems.
Renewable energy - we conduct world-leading research and educate tomorrow’s scientists! (07.07.2020)
Historically speaking, energy usage and economic prosperity have been closely linked. The world must become more energy efficient and in a few decades, we will have to switch from fossil fuel to renewable energy in order to reach our climate goals.
Our research communities play a vital role in generating knowledge to be used in assessing the overall effects and consequences of actions and behaviors, and to identify and suggest knowledge-based solutions for sustainable climate, business, and societal development.
The objective of the Ph.d-projects is to help solve societal challenges related to climate and energy transition and to increase and strengthen research activities within the field.
“The ocean has enormous potential. It's not only that we can, but also because we have to produce more from the ocean if we are to avoid climate change,” said Vidar Helgesen aboard tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl on World Ocean Day.
The University of Bergen’s interdisciplinary SDG14 course educates the future ocean science leaders to engage critically with the 2030 Agenda.
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