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A new review in Science reveals the quick and accumulating impacts of humans in the Amazon – and nature will likely not be able to keep up. This new paper developed by CESAM member Suzette Flantua reveals the magnitude of the drivers of deforestation and degradation in the Amazon and lists the transformative policy actions needed to safeguard the region and consequently global climate.
Kjetil Våge and ROVER investigate the consequences of a changing climate along the sea-ice edge off the east coast of Greenland. The European Research Council supports his efforts with a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant.
In December 2022, two years after it was planned, 196 nations signed on to the historic Kunming-Montréal Global Biodiversity Framework (KM-GBF).
A new approach developed by the group of CESAM member Peter Manning uses a mixture of natural and social science methods to identify the land-use strategies that work best for the multiple stakeholder groups that use them.
CET Lunches, conferences and breakfast meetings; here's an overview of our planned events for the semester.
Our associate professor Silje Kristiansen got accepted into UiB's career development program Momentum for 2023!
On December 19th, the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was adopted at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal. A landmark deal for conservation and management of nature and protection of biodiversity worldwide, this framework sets ambitious goals for how humanity should move forward to achieve the Convention of Biodiversity’s Vision “Living in Harmony... Read more
Did you miss Dr. Abdullah Al Arif's presentation on how offshore wind farms (OWFs) and fisheries interact within a climate change context? Watch the recorded webinar here!
Did you miss Jon O. Hellevang's presentation on seabed minerals and their role in the green shift? Watch it here!
Did you miss Runar Strand and Anne Jordal's presentation "Decision-making tools for roof-mounted solar panels"? Watch it here!
Did you miss Nils Møllerup's presentation "Bergen Harbour towards zero emission"? Watch it here!
Did you miss Kristian Holm's presentation of Equinor's Trollvind project? Watch it here!
Did you miss Atle Tvedt Pedersen's presentation "BIR’s Carbon Capture Project and how Waste to Energy can Contribute to Negative Emissions"? Watch it here!
At the Department of Chemistry researchers are working on the development of an alternative production method for ammonia. The aim is to replace the energy-intensive Haber-Bosch process with a less energy-demanding process based on renewable electricity, thus providing a route to the production of green ammonia.
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Did you miss Professor Reza Arghandeh's lecture "Space Level AI fo rMonitoring Infrastructure Networks"? Do not worry, watch it here!
Did you miss Preben Klyve Olsen's webinar "Volatile kraftmarkeder i Europa"? Watch it here!

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