Research group for Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and Development Law


The object of having a research group working on questions relating to Natural Resource Law, Environmental Law and Development Law is to create a forum for identification, analysis and discussion, as well as for dissemination of knowledge on the development of law during a period of time where society's interest in the environment and natural resources is continuously growing.

The research group is lead by Associate Professor Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui.


SDG Conference Bergen 2021

Three members of our Research Group took part in the Day Zero of the widely known SDG Conference Bergen 2021.

New publication

Schütz, Omar and Carpentier with report on monitoring CO2 storage sites

Sigrid Eskeland Schütz, Abdirahman Omar and Stefan Carpentier have published “Report on regulations and technological capabilities for monitoring CO2 storage sites” in relation to the research project ACTOM.

Hydrogen technologies are seen as a future of the climate-neutral energy

Hydrogen in the EU: strategies for a low-carbon alternative

Investors and regulators are looking at hydrogen as a promising low-carbon solution for the energy sector. To ensure support for the related technologies, the EU seeks to introduce some common approaches.


The project PRE-DECOR receives funding

The project PRE-DECOR, lead by Gunnar Eskeland and Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui, receives NOK 320 000 in funding.


Esmeralda Colombo on the climate change lawsuit in The New York Times and Swedish TV4

Assistant Professor at the University of Bergen, Esmeralda Colombo, recently made a statement in The New York Times and on the Swedish TV channel TV4 on the climate change lawsuit between the State of Norway and Norwegian environmental organisations.

Do you want to write your master thesis on Natural Resources, Environmental Law or Development Law?

We want to connect with master students who would like to write their master thesis within one of our research fields. As a master student affiliated with the research group, you will get the opportunity to present your project for the research group and receive feedback, as well as supervision from one of our members. Read more on the master students currently affiliated with our group and potential supervisors for your master thesis.