Recent news

Expanding work with green bonds

After several years of exclusive cooperation with Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) and recently with HSBC, CICERO will now also provide second opinions to other issuers and underwriters of green bonds. As the market for green bonds is expanding rapidly, the need for independent, research-based assessments of green bond frameworks is growing too.


CICERO-prosjekt får prestisjetung støtte

The Himalayan Climate and Water Atlas

Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in Five of Asia’s Major River Basins

Slower global emissions growth driven by Chinese economic adjustment

Global carbon dioxide emissions grew at their slowest level outside of economic crisis in 2014 with a drop in global emissions possible in 2015. The changes are driven primarily by economic adjustments in China and may mark the beginning of a period of slower emissions growth.

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Recent publications

A standardised global climate model study showing unique properties for the climate response to black carbon aerosols

Maria Sand, T Iversen, Patrik Bohlinger, A Kirkevåg, Ivar A. Seierstad, Ø. Seland, Asgeir Sorteberg, Maria Sand

Five criteria for global sustainable development

Kristin Linnerud, Erling Holden

Differential growth and how liberalization was achieved in the postal services sector

Merethe Dotterud Leiren

Synoptic and meteorological drivers of extreme ozone concentrations over Europe

Noelia Otero, Jana Sillmann, Jordan Schnell, Henning W. Rust, Tim Butler

Two or Three Degrees: CO2 Emissions and Global Temperature Impacts

Robert B. Jackson, Pierre Friedlingstein, Josep G. Canadell, Robbie Andrew

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Selected projects

Developing tools for cost-benefit analysis of regional adaptation in Europe

ToPDAd or Tool-supported policy development for regional adaptation provides a comprehensive assessment of regional, national, and EU-level adaptation needs, strategies and policies.

Future Narratives

Future Narratives is a collaboration between Nordland Research Institute (NRI), CICERO, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), and the Kola Science center (KSC).

Natural and Anthropogenic influence on Precipitation and EXtreme events

Precipitation is arguably the most direct link between the climate and human society. 

Practical Approach to an Assessment of Contributions for the 2015 Agreement

In 2013, Parties to the United Framework Convention on Climate Change were invited to prepare and communicate their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) under a 2015 international climate change agreement.

Centre for International Climate and Energy Policy (CICEP)

CICEP is one of three centres for social science based research on environment-friendly energy established by the Research Council of Norway in 2011.

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