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The University of Oslo’s climate march towards 2030

Blog by: Øystein Liverød, Environmental director, University of Oslo As we all know, our greenhouse gas emissions need to be cut in half within 2030. This, obviously, gives us a period of ten years to, first, decide that we actually … Continue reading

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Decision tree – a helpful tool when deciding whether to fly or not.

Blog by Sigurlaug I. Lövdahl, University of Iceland The decision tree is a tool intended to help people determine, whether they should fly to a meeting, event, or whatever it is they are planning to take part in.     The first … Continue reading

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Nordic-Baltic multidisciplinary course on sustainable urban development

Nordplus Horizontal has provided funding for arranging a multidisciplinary course on sustainable urban development each autumn during 2019-2021. The course is based on the successful Nordic City Challenge design and is coordinated by Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre in … Continue reading

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Enhancing campus biodiversity with students, staff and other campus users

Blog by Anna Heikkinen and Jere Nieminen Conference travel may have far-reaching consequences – also other than climate change related. In September 2018, our Business to Nature (B2N) Research Group attended a corporate responsibility conference in Leeds, UK, to present … Continue reading

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NSCN core group seminar in NTNU Trondheim 30.1.-1.2.2019

Blog by Meri Löyttyniemi, chair of NSCN 2,5 days went fast when NSCN core group visited NTNU in Trondheim. NTNU main campus  Gløshaugen is situated in a spectacular location up on the hills of Trondheim. Truly Norwegian atmosphere, with majestic … Continue reading

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New BOLD ideas presented by the Nordic City Challenge for developing Kulbanekvarteret area in Copenhagen

Imagine a meeting point with an outdoor library, green walls, or a lighthouse powered by cycling. Or think about a memory trail showcasing shared history or barefoot pathways that improve the wellbeing of both nature and humans while strengthening the … Continue reading

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Carbon footprint of university operations and the Paris agreement

Text: Christian Solli, Environmental advisor of the NTNU Introduction Avoiding the most extreme temperature increases due to climate change is the biggest environmental challenge the world is facing. In order to live up to our commitment (Paris agreement) of keeping … Continue reading

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