CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Norway's leading institute for climate research

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On the edge between climate policy and petroleum exploration

Norway aims to be at the forefront of both climate policy and petroleum production, while also promoting science-based policy. But what if these concerns don’t mesh?

Climate risk: Need for more collaboration between research and finance

How can investors protect their portfolios against physical impacts of climate change? A new report provides insight to what investors need to make better investment decisions in a changing climate.

Norwegian wind power expansion remains contested

Interest was high when CICERO Center for International Climate Research and the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) on 1 March organised a debate on onshore wind power expansion in Norway.

CICERO Shades of Green recognized for global leadership in green finance

In London 5 March, CICERO Shades of Green received a Green Bond Pioneer Award for being the largest external reviewer globally in 2018. This is the second time CICERO has been recognized for its Second Opinions by the Climate Bonds Initiative.

CICERO second opinions list

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Recent publications

Asking the right questions in adaptation research and practice: Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

Jonathan Edward Ensor, Patrick Wennstroem, Anil Bhatterai, Andrea Joslyn Nightingale, Siri E H Eriksen, Jana Sillmann

Strong Contrast in Remote Black Carbon Aerosol Loadings Between the Atlantic and Pacific Basins

Joseph M Katich, Bjørn Hallvard Samset, T Paul Bui, M Dollner, K.D. Froyd, Pedro Campuzano-Jost, Benjamin A. Nault, JC Schroder, B Weinzierl, JP Schwarz

Institutional and environmental effectiveness: Will the Paris Agreement work?

Radoslav Dimitrov, Jon Hovi, Detlef Sprinz, Håkon Sælen, Arild Underdal

Global Carbon Budget 2018

Corinne Le Quéré, Robbie Andrew, Pierre Friedlingstein, Stephen Sitch, Judith Hauck, Julia Pongratz, Penelope A. Pickers, Jan Ivar Korsbakken, Glen Peters, Josep G. Canadell, Almut Arneth, Vivek K. Arora, Leticia Barbero, Ana Bastos, Laurent Bopp, Frédéric Chevallier, Philippe Ciais, Louise P. Chini, Scott C. Doney, Thanos Gkritzalis, Daniel S. Goll, Ian Harris, Vanessa Haverd, Forrest M. Hoffman, Mario Hoppema, Richard A. Houghton, George Hurtt, Tatiana Ilyina, Atul K. Jain, Truls Johannessen, Chris D. Jones, Etsushi Kato, Ralph Keeling, Kees Klein Goldewijk, Peter Landschützer, Nathalie Lefèvre, Sebastian Lienert, Zhu Liu, Danica Lombardozzi, Nicolas Metzl, David R. Munro, Julia E.M.S. Nabel, Shin-Ichiro Nakaoka, Craig Neill, Are Olsen, Tsueno Ono, Prabir Patra, Anna Peregon, Wouter Peters, Philippe Peylin, Benjamin Pfeil, Denis Pierrot, Benjamin Poulter, Gregor Rehder, Laure Resplandy, Eddy Robertson, Matthias Rocher, Christian Rödenbeck, Ute Schuster, Jörg Schwinger, Roland Séférian, Ingunn Skjelvan, Tobias Steinhoff, Adrienne Sutton, Pieter P. Tans, Hanqin Tian, Bronte Tilbrook, Francesco N. Tubiello, Ingrid Theodora van der Laan-Luijkx, Guido R. van der Werf, Nicolas Viovy, Anthony P. Walker, Andrew J. Wiltshire, Rebecca Wright, Sonke Zaehle, Bo Zheng

Comparison and Evaluation of Statistical Rainfall Disaggregation and High-Resolution Dynamical Downscaling over Complex Terrain

B Poschlod, Øivind Hodnebrog, RR Wood, Kari Alterskjær, Ralf Ludwig, Gunnar Myhre, Jana Sillmann