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CICERO and Norwegian Space Agency presents: Satellites and climate

Norwegian Space Agency and CICERO invites to panel discussion on satellites and climate.

How achievable is the Methane Pledge?

Tackling methane emissions now is a must in order to have a chance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. The Methane Pledge is an international political initiative to reduce methane emissions 30% by 2030, but how likely is this and where would these reductions come from?

UN Climate Panel: Time is running out

Never before have so many people done so much to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Still, time is running out for the 1.5-degree target. There is technology, enough capital and a lot of political will, but the pace must increase on all fronts if we are to avoid dangerous climate change, shows a new report from the UN Climate Panel.

CICERO researchers contributing to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

Researchers from CICERO are contributing to the world's most prominent assessment of climate knowledge in areas such as regional impact, investment and finance, political science, climate scenarios and atmospheric sciences.

Global warming on a steady course

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, international scientists have taken on a persistent problem in climate science: near-term climate evolution.

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Recent publications

Top-down or bottom-up? Norwegian climate mitigation policy as a contested hybrid of policy approaches

Erlend Andre Tveiten Hermansen, Göran Sundqvist

Changes in temporal inequality of precipitation extremes over China due to anthropogenic forcings

Weili Duan, Shan Zou, Nikolaos Christidis, Nathalie Schaller, Yaning Chen, Netrananda Sahu, Zhi Li, Gonghuan Fang, Botao Zhou

Demographic composition, not demographic diversity, predicts biomass and turnover across temperate and tropical forests

Jessica F. Needham, Daniel J. Johnson, Kristina J. Anderson-Teixeira, Norman Bourg, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Nathalie Butt, Min Cao, Dairon Cárdenas, Chia-Hao Chang-Yang, Yu-Yun Chen, George Chuyong, Handanakere S. Dattaraja, Stuart J. Davies, Alvaro Duque, Corneille E. N. Ewango, Edwino S. Fernando, Rosie Fisher, Christine D. Fletcher, Robin Foster, Zhanqing Hao, Terese Hart, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Stephen P. Hubbell, Akira Itoh, David Kenfack, Charles D. Koven, Andrew J. Larson, James A. Lutz, William McShea, Jean-Remy Makana, Yadvinder Malhi, Toby Marthews, Mohizah Bt. Mohamad, Michael D. Morecroft, Natalia Norden, Geoffrey Parker, Ankur Shringi, Raman Sukumar, Hebbalalu S. Suresh, I-Fang Sun, Sylvester Tan, Duncan W. Thomas, Jill Thompson, Maria Uriarte, Renato Valencia, Tze Leong Yao, Sandra L. Yap, Zuoqiang Yuan, Hu Yuehua, Jess K. Zimmerman, Daniel Zuleta, Sean M. McMahon

Enhanced Terrestrial Carbon Export From East Antarctica During the Early Eocene

Gordon N. Inglis, Jaime L. Toney, Jiang Zhu, Christopher J. Poulsen, Ursula Röhl, Stewart S. R. Jamieson, Jörg Pross, Margot J. Cramwinckel, Krishnan Srinath, Mark Pagani, Peter K. Bijl, James Bendle

African heritage sites threatened as sea-level rise accelerates

Michalis I. Vousdoukas, Joanne Clarke, Roshanka Ranasinghe, Lena Reimann, Nadia Khalaf, Trang Minh Duong, Birgitt Ouweneel, Salma Sabour, Carley Elizabeth Iles, Christopher H. Trisos, Luc Feyen, Lorenzo Mentaschi, Nicholas P. Simpson