Portfolio for climate and environment

The portfolio covers basic and cross-sectoral efforts vis-à-vis climate, environment, nature and circular economy, and has overall responsibility for research for polar areas. This includes ecosystem effects of human pressures, the effects of climate and nature changes, greenhouse gas reductions, land use and encroachment on nature, and society's adaptation and transition to climate change.

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Overall plans for Climate and polar research (in Norwegian only)

Overall plans Land-based food, the environment and bioresources (in Norwegian only)

Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation

Read about the agreement

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Read more

The Portfolio Board for Climate and Environment

The portfolio area shall provide strategic advice on research and innovation within the portfolio area Climate and environment, and provide support for projects that contribute to the goals set for the portfolio. 

The members are:

Trond Martin Dokken, NORCE (Leader)
Sandrine Benard, Norwegian Environment Agency (Forskningssystemet)
Camilla Brattland, The Arctic University of Norway, UiT
Tord Dale, Virke
Andreas Duit, Stockholm University
Leonard Sandin, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, NINA
Gunnhild Storbekkrønning Solli, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU
Arild Sundfjord, Norwegian Polar Institute, NPI
Leonor Tarrasón, NILU
Mimmi Throne-Holst, SINTEF Ocean
Jane Nilsen Aalhus, Stavanger municipality
Anne Maria Eikeset, Norges Bank Investment Management, NBIM


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