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Peter Edgar Koch, Associate proffesor at HVL, gave his presentation on March 23rd about ammonia and whether it is the obvious choice as a fuel for ships.
In this webinar Lode Carnel, technical manager at Kitemill, talk about their work related to airborne wind energy, and give an overview over their technology choces, as well as their development though the years.
On World Wildlife Day 3 March 2021, the University of Bergen becomes the first Norwegian institution and first university worldwide to join the European Commission’s Global Coalition United for Biodiversity.
Watch Håvard Haarstad and Rafael Rosales presentation about sustainable logistics in Norwegian cities - the Cityfreight project here.
Ingvild K. Hoel will present her master thesis work. This presentation will analyse the compliance of (EU) Regulation No. 1057/2013 to the provisions of «the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes» of 1989.
I langsiktig kraftmarkedsanalyse vurderer NVE utviklingen i kraftmarked frem mot 2040, for Norge, Norden og Europa. Se Silje Tellervo Jelsness, NVE, presentere deres hovedfunn her!
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!
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.

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