CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Norway's leading institute for climate research

Recent news

A warmer world will cause more health problems

Global warming can have detrimental effects on public health, as hotter weather increases air pollution and raises the risk of developing heart and lung diseases, scientists say.

Shades of green encourage a race to the top

Being a leading provider of second opinions on green bonds for the last ten years, CICERO has seen how the market has grown and developed. If the financial sector is serious about climate, green investments are needed in all sectors.

Western Norway to see more heavy rain and flooding in the future

The last week of September, Western Norway saw the heaviest rainfall in 13 years. Such downpours will become more common in the future as global warming leads to more water in the atmosphere, climate scientists warn.

Better forecasts could lead to huge savings for industry

CICERO Center for International Climate Research is working to develop more reliable and informative seasonal forecasts. This could lead to huge savings for both energy traders and farmers, as well as for other weather-dependent industries.

Oppdatering av kunnskap om konsekvenser av klimaendringer i Norge

The Norwegian Environment Agency has commissioned a report from CICERO and the Western Norway Research Institute which summarizes new knowledge on the impacts of climate change for Norway until 2100.

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Recent publications

Implications of possible interpretations of'greenhouse gas balance' in the Paris Agreement

Jan S. Fuglestvedt, Joeri Rogelj, Richard J. Millar, Myles Allen, Olivier Boucher, Michelle Cain, Piers M. Forster, Elmar Kriegler, Drew Shindell

Investing in a green future

Christa Clapp

Lifetimes, direct and indirect radiative forcing, and global warming potentials of ethane (C2H6), propane (C3H8), and butane (C4H10)

Øivind Hodnebrog, Stig Bjørløw Dalsøren, Gunnar Myhre

More than half of China's CO2 emissions are from micro, small and medium-sized enterprises

Bo Meng, Yu Liu, Robbie Andrew, Meifang Zhou, Klaus Hubacek, Jinjun Xue, Glen Peters, Yuning Gao

Reply to 'Interpretations of the Paris climate target'

Richard J. Millar, Jan S. Fuglestvedt, Pierre Friedlingstein, Joeri Rogelj, Michael J. Grubb, H. Damon Matthews, Ragnhild Bieltvedt Skeie, Piers M. Forster, David J. Frame, Myles R. Allen