Natural resources and climate

  • Oceans

    Oceans cover 71% of the world’s surface. The politics and regimes of these vast global oceans are of pressing importance to Norway, which manages ocean areas six times the size its land mass. This, combined with the fact that Norway also has ...

  • Energy

    Access to energy is decisive for economic growth and security, but also implications for climate change and local pollution problems.Energy issues of particular relevance for Norway are the petroleum sector and renewable energy. NUPI’s research ...

  • Climate

    Climate change is one of the most acute issues in international politics today.Although climate change is often seen as a technical and natural science issue, the main challenges today are political and social – not least, achieving consensus on ...