Future Earth Norway is part of a global change research initiative that provides knowledge to support and accelerate transformations to a sustainable world.

Future Earth Norway is a platform for global environmental change and sustainability research in Norway, organized under the auspices of Future Earth.

We showcase Norwegian sustainability and global change research and researchers and connect them to opportunities and people within Norway and the wider Future Earth community.

Global sustainability calls for new ways of doing science - more innovative, integrated and collaborative ways of doing research and generating knowledge. Greater cooperation is needed between the natural and social sciences and humanities, between different knowledge systems and societal actors to foster transformations towards a more sustainable and equitable world for people to thrive in.

Future Earth is the response, shaped as a 10-year global change research initiative that aims to produce high impact research and drive solutions. It is open to:

  • researchers of all disciplines, natural and social, as well as engineering, the humanities and law;
  • societal partners within policy, practice, business, media, education, civil society, arts and society at large.
     

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Highlighting people engaged with Future Earth Norway. Our goal is to create a vibrant network of researchers, policy makers and practitioners interested in applying integrated research to achieve global sustainability solutions.

  • Asun St Clair

    Senior Principal Scientist in Strategy and Climate Change at DNV GL

    My vision for Future Earth is that it can inspire more research and engagement with societal stakeholders to enable society to think more holistically, critically and creatively about the way we shape the future and what needs to change.

  • Irmelin Gram-Hanssen

    PhD Fellow in Human Geography at the University of Oslo

    My vision for Future Earth is that we move beyond research as usual and develop projects that are both academically invigorating and engage people from outside the scientific community in answering the questions of where we want to go and how we can get there.

  • Dorothy J. Dankel

    Researcher at the Department of Biology at the University of Bergen.

    My vision for Future Earth is to provide renewed legitimacy for transdisciplinary research in fields heavily influenced by science and society interactions, such as my area - the marine sciences, fisheries and aquaculture, which depend on societal and interdisciplinary collaboration.

  • Glen Peters

    Senior Researcher at CICERO

    My vision for Future Earth is that it will catalyze nimble knowledge action networks that can opportunistically respond as new challenges arise on our transformation to a sustainable society.

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