CICERO - Senter for klimaforskning

Balancing fairness and ambition

A headline result from the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C was that global CO2 emissions need to decline by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030. Is this possible while still retaining fairness in mitigation?

Climate neutrality the norwegian way: Carbon trading?

In the net zero debate Norway is often pointed to as a frontrunner. But contrary to common perception, Norway’s target of climate neutrality by 2030 is not enshrined in law, impossible to reach without massive use of flexible mechanisms, and currently lacks a clear governmental strategy.

Indian prime minister Modi is re-elected. What now for climate policy and mitigation?

India is the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases and is set to become the world’s most populous country by 2025, thus it is by sheer size one of the most important actors in global climate governance. What will five new years of Modi/BJP government mean for climate policy and measures?

Kampen om jorda

Innen 2030 skal norsk transport gå på 40 prosent biodrivstoff. Kan klimahensynet i Norge komme til å gå på bekostning av bærekraft andre steder?

10 take aways from the IEA Global Energy & CO₂ Status Report

Energy use grew 2.3% in 2018, energy-related CO₂ emissions 1.7%

Mysteriet metan

Metaninnholdet i atmosfæren stiger, og forskerne er ikke helt sikre på hvorfor. Økningen kan stå i veien for målene verden ble enige om under klimaforhandlingene i Paris.