Climate change and social consequences and initiatives
Issues relating to the environment, resources and climate are of central importance for the future of our society, both locally and globally. This subject is a high priority research field for the Faculty in the near future.
Our academic groups shall contribute both knowledge and insight into general conditions, communication and decision-making processes involving climate and environmental policy at the same time as sustaining a principal perspective of the consequences, adaptations and measures related to climate change. In order to develop this research field, a network for cooperation shall be built, on a local, national and international scale.
Relevant research groups:
- Climate change: media, politics and society
- Bergen Pacific Studies
- Development geography
- Environment and Landscape Geography
- Physical Geography
- Economic Geography, Regional Development and Planning
- Natural resources, environmental and development economics