CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Population growth is moving in a climate-friendly direction

Higher living standards have led to a slow-down in global population growth. This is good news for the climate because it will lead to lower growth in carbon emissions, say scientists at CICERO Center for International Climate Research.

Breakfast seminar: 1.5°C report for Norwegian business and financial sector

The recent IPCC report shows that unprecedented action is needed to avoid devastating impacts of climate change. Reducing carbon emissions in line with the 1.5 °C target requires societal transformation in areas such as energy production, transport, infrastructure and industry. But what does the report mean for Norwegian business and financial sector?

Different interpretations of the Paris Agreement would lead to different temperature trends

New research published this week suggests that the interpretation of key elements of the Paris Agreement may have consequences for the permitted greenhouse gas emissions which will influence global temperature change.


The TRANSFORM project explores how Norwegian municipalities can contribute to transformation to a low-emission society.

New hopes for limiting warming to 1.5°C

Significant emission reductions are required if we are to achieve one of the key goals of the Paris Agreement, and limit the increase in global average temperatures to 1.5°C; a new Oxford University partnership warns.