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    • Understanding low-carbon food consumption transformation through social practice theory: The case of community supported agriculture in Norway 

      Standal, Karina; Westskog, Hege (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Drawing on a qualitative case study of consumers involved in community-supported agriculture farms in Norway, this article applies social practice theory to understand pro-environmental behaviour transformation in relation ...
    • Understanding model diversity in future precipitation projections for South America 

      Hodnebrog, Øivind; Steensen, Birthe Marie Rødssæteren; Marelle-Sebrechts, Louis; Alterskjær, Kari; Dalsøren, Stig Bjørløw; Myhre, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Precipitation patterns are expected to change in the future climate, affecting humans through a number of factors. Global climate models (GCM) are our best tools for projecting large-scale changes in climate, but they ...
    • Understanding Top-of-Atmosphere Flux Bias in the AeroCom Phase III Models: A Clear-Sky Perspective 

      Su, Wenying; Liang, Lusheng; Myhre, Gunnar; Thorsen, Tyler J.; Loeb, Norman G.; Schuster, Gregory L.; Ginoux, Paul; Paulot, Fabien; Neubauer, David; Checa-Garcia, Ramiro; Matsui, Hitoshi; Tsigaridis, Kostas; Skeie, Ragnhild Bieltvedt; Takemura, Toshihiko; Bauer, Susanne E.; Schulz, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Biases in aerosol optical depths (AOD) and land surface albedos in the AeroCom models are manifested in the top-of-atmosphere (TOA) clear-sky reflected shortwave (SW) fluxes. Biases in the SW fluxes from AeroCom models are ...
    • United States participation in future climate agreements: An assessment 

      Tjernshaugen, Andreas (CICERO Policy Note;2005:01, Working paper, 2005)
      The report identifies the major obstacles to U.S. participation in an international treaty to control greenhouse gas emissions, and suggests some possible strategies for reengaging the United States. It proceeds as follows: ...
    • The United States: conditions for accelerating decarbonisation in a politically divided country 

      Bang, Guri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      President Biden faces tremendous challenges to overcome political polarisation as he re-commits the United States to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and promises decarbonisation of the US economy over the next three ...
    • Universiti Teknologi MARA System (UiTM) 

      CICERO Center for International Climate Research (Second opinions;2018:001, Report, 2018-01-02)
      Category: Second Opinion, Sector: Energy, Issuer type: Corporate, Shading: Dark Green
    • Update and evaluation of the ozone dry deposition in Oslo CTM3 v1.0 

      Falk, Stefanie; Søvde, Ole Amund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      High concentrations of ozone in ambient air are hazardous not only to humans but to the ecosystem in general. The impact of ozone damage on vegetation and agricultural plants in combination with advancing climate change ...
    • Upgrading to cleaner household stoves and reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among women in rural China — A cost-benefit analysis 

      Aunan, Kristin; Alnes, Line Winther Hansen; Berger, Janne; Dong, Zeqin; Ma, Liying; Staff, Heidi Elisabeth; Vennemo, Haakon; Wang, Shuxiao; Zhan, Wei (Journal article, 2013)
    • UPM 

      CICERO Shades of Green AS (Second opinions;2020:044, Report, 2020-11-02)
      Category: Second Opinion, Sector: Forestry, Issuer type: Corporate, Shading: Dark Green
    • Uppsalahem 

      CICERO Center for International Climate Research (Second opinions;2015:003, Report, 2015-06-25)
      Category: Second Opinion, Sector: Real Estate, Issuer type: Corporate, Shading: Medium Green
    • Urban contractual agreements as an adaptive governance strategy: under what conditions do they work in multi-level cooperation? 

      Westskog, Hege; Amundsen, Helene; Christiansen, Petter; Tønnesen, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The Norwegian urban growth agreement (UGA) is a governance platform combining transport-infrastructure development with land-use and transport policy. It is a policy package of measures involving network cooperation between ...
    • Urban contractual agreements as an adaptive governance strategy: under what conditions do they work in multi-level cooperation? 

      Westskog, Hege; Amundsen, Helene; Christiansen, Petter; Tønnesen, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The Norwegian urban growth agreement (UGA) is a governance platform combining transport-infrastructure development with land-use and transport policy. It is a policy package of measures involving network cooperation between ...
    • Urban infrastructure choices structure climate solutions 

      Creutzig, Felix; Agoston, Peter; Minx, Jan C; Canadell, Josep G.; Andrew, Robbie; Le Quéré, Corinne; Peters, Glen Philip; Sharifi, Ayyoob; Yamagata, Yyoshiki; Dhakal, Shobhakar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Cities are becoming increasingly important in combatting climate change, but their overall role in global solution pathways remains unclear. Here we suggest structuring urban climate solutions along the use of existing and ...
    • Urbanization in megacities increases the frequency of extreme precipitation events far more than their intensity 

      Marelle-Sebrechts, Louis; Myhre, Gunnar; Steensen, Birthe Marie Rødssæteren; Hodnebrog, Øivind; Alterskjær, Kari; Sillmann, Jana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      More than half of the world's population lives in urban areas (UN Population Division 2018 The World's cities in 2018 (UN: New York)), which are especially vulnerable to climate extremes (Field et al 2012 Managing the Risks ...
    • US presidents and the failure to ratify multilateral environmental agreements 

      Bang, Guri; Hovi, Jon; Sprinz, Detlef F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      Whereas the US President signed the Kyoto Protocol, the failure of the US Congress to ratify it seriously hampered subsequent international climate cooperation. This recent US trend, of signing environmental treaties but ...
    • The use of QBO, ENSO, and NAO perturbations in the evaluation of GOME-2 MetOp A total ozone measurements 

      Eleftheratos, Kostas; Zerefos, Christos S.; Balis, Dimitris S.; Koukouli, Maria-Elissavet; Kapsomenakis, John; Loyola, Diego G.; Valks, Pieter; Coldewey-Egbers, Melanie; Lerot, Christophe; Frith, Stacey M.; Søvde, Ole Amund; Isaksen, Ivar S A; Hassinen, Seppo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this work we present evidence that quasi cyclical perturbations in total ozone (quasi-biennial oscil lation – QBO, El Niño–Southern Oscillation – ENSO, and North Atlantic Oscillation – NAO) can be used as indepen dent ...
    • Utsleppsanalyse mot 2030 for Vestland fylkeskommune 

      Aamaas, Borgar; Korsbakken, Jan Ivar; Romundstad, Reidun Marie; Madslien, Anne (CICERO Report;2022:02, Report, 2022-02)
      CICERO Senter for Klimaforskning og Transportøkonomisk institutt (TØI) har utarbeidd ein utrekningsmodell og eit sett med framskrivingar for klimagassutslepp i Vestland fylke fram til 2030. Framskrivingane omfattar ein ...
    • Utslipp til luft fra oljeindustrien: Tiltak, kostnader og virkemidler 

      Dragsund, Egil; Aunan, Kristin; Godal, Odd; Haugom, Gerd Petra; Holtsmark, Bjart (CICERO Report;1999:02, Research report, 1999)
      Denne rapporten beskriver utviklingen i forurensende utslipp til luft fra oljeindustrien i Norge sammenlignet bidraget fra andre sektorer. Viktige tiltak som har bidratt til en reduksjon i utslippene per produsert enhet ...
    • Utvikling av klimabudsjettarbeidet 

      Klemetsen, Marit Elisabeth; Aamaas, Borgar; Rambech, Eric; Borg, Alexander; Romundstad, Reidun Marie; Korsbakken, Jan Ivar; Vandenbussche, Valentin; Raabe, Erlend Brenna; Fuglseth, Mie (CICERO Report;2020:10, Report, 2019-11)
      Program for storbyrettet forskning har gitt CICERO, Endrava og Asplan Viak et oppdrag om å bistå de fem storbykommunene Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger og Kristiansand i å videreutvikle klimabudsjettarbeidet. Prosjektet ...
    • Utviklingen av naturulykker som følge av klimaendringer: Utredning på oppdrag fra Statens Landbruksforvaltning 

      Førland, Eirik J.; Amundsen, Helene; Hovelsrud, Grete K. (CICERO Report;2007:03, Research report, 2007)