Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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Eleven past and present members of EECRG are co-authors on the paper "Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming" published in the 12 April issue of Nature
With climate change cases topping number 1000 around the world, who is next? Is there a long leap from companies to investors and pension funds? Should we expect, or plan against, a (further) climate case against Statoil and a climate case against “Oljefondet”?
Norway is leading the way towards a sustainable transport sector. In March, as much as 54 % of cars sold in Hordaland were electric. Read about our recent half day seminar, where we put the spotlight on vehicles for a sustainable future.
When Halifax, Canada aims to establish its own marine supercluster, it is Bergen they look to for inspiration.
Read about our recent half-day seminar on the measurement of energy, its infrastructure and its implications for the society.
- Do smart city projects make cities more sustainable?
Every Chinese child knows the story of “Kong Rong giving up pears”. In this story, the four-year-old Kong Rong gave up the larger pears to his older and younger brothers. This narrative is used in elementary education to teach the children to be aware of the value of sharing. As scientists, we know the art of sharing even better, and we’re sharing something more important than pears: we share... Read more
With global warming, ocean circulation in the Atlantic Ocean is generally thought to weaken. New research shows that less sea ice off the coast of Greenland may work against this.