• Co-operation or co-optation? NGOs' roles in Norway's international climate and forest initiative 

      Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; McNeill, Desmond; Kasa, Sjur; Rajao, Raoni (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      This paper investigates non-governmental organisation (NGO) involvement in policy processes related to Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) comparing four countries: Norway, Brazil, Indonesia, and ...
    • Culturally sensitive boundary work: A framework for linking knowledge to climate action 

      Dannevig, Halvor; Hovelsrud, Grete Kaare; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Karlsson, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Although it is increasingly recognized that scientific knowledge about climate change needs to be framed and conveyed in ways that resonate with people’s livelihoods to motivate societal change, these insights are often ...
    • The EU needs a demand-driven innovation policy for climate services 

      Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Sillmann, Jana; Vigo, Ilaria; Whittlesey, Sam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Climate services have climbed high on the agenda of EU research policy, yet few contributions have reflected on the actual usability of climate services from the perspectives of the intended users, let alone the implications ...
    • Explaining radical policy change: Norwegian climate policy and the ban on cultivating peatlands 

      Farstad, Fay Madeleine; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Grasbekk, Bård Sødal; Brudevoll, Kristiane; van Oort, Bob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      For decades Norwegian climate policy has largely ignored the agricultural sector and focused on cost-effective emission reductions abroad. Yet in June 2020, Norway decided to ban the cultivation of peatlands to protect ...
    • Forbudet mot nydyrking av myr: Bakgrunn, effekter og utfordringer 

      Farstad, Fay Madeleine; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Oort, Bob van; Grønlund, Arne; Mittenzwei, Klaus; Brudevoll, Kristiane; Grasbekk, Bård Sødal (CICERO Report;2020:11, Report, 2020-12)
      Rapporten utforsker i hvilken grad forbudet mot nydyrking av myr vil virke etter hensikten og dermed hvilket potensial forbudet har som klimapolitisk virkemiddel. Rapporten utforsker bakgrunnen til lovforslaget og ulike ...
    • Green transformation is a boundary object: An analysis of conceptualisation of transformation in Norwegian primary industries 

      Amundsen, Helene; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The concept of green transformation is burgeoning in the academic literature and policy discourses, yet few empirical studies investigate what the concept actually means to diverse actors, and how it manifests in practices. ...
    • Klar for 55? EUs nye klimaregelverk og betydningen for Norge 

      Farstad, Fay Madeleine; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Leiren, Merethe Dotterud; Wettestad, Jørgen; Gulbrandsen, Lars H.; Sørgaard, Gunnhild; Øistad, Knut; Fridstrøm, Lasse; Knapskog, Marianne; Priya Uteng, Tanu (CICERO Report;2021:07, Report, 2021-12)
      Klimaregelverket er en sentral del av ‘Klar for 55’-pakken og EUs grønne giv (European Green Deal – EGD). I denne rapporten fokuserer vi på sentrale foreslåtte endringer av dette regelverket, og mulige implikasjoner for ...
    • Many Miles to Paris: A Sectoral Innovation System Analysis of the Transport Sector in Norway and Canada in Light of the Paris Agreement 

      Koasidis, Konstantinos; Karamaneas, Anastasios; Nikas, Alexandros; Neofytou, Hera; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Vaillancourt, Kathleen; Doukas, Haris (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Transport is associated with high amounts of energy consumed and greenhouse gases emitted. Most transport means operate using fossil fuels, creating the urgent need for a rapid transformation of the sector. In this research, ...
    • Mapping ice in the Norwegian Arctic – on the edge between science and policy 

      Bay-Larsen, Ingrid Agathe; Bjørndal, Tone Gjesdal; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      n the Norwegian Arctic, petroleum exploration is prohibited north of the ice edge (the zone between solid sea ice and open ocean); the mapping and definition of the ice edge becomes the boundary for petroleum exploration. ...
    • One world or two? Science–policy interactions in the climate field 

      Sundqvist, G.; Gasper, Des; St. Clair, Asuncion; Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Yearley, Steven; Tvedten, Irene Øvstebø; Wynne, Brian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      This article assesses how science–policy interactions are conceptualized in the social sciences with special reference to climate change and the IPCC. In terms of the dimension of distance (or proximity) between science ...
    • Post-Paris policy relevance: lessons from the IPCC SR15 process 

      Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Lahn, Bård Lappegård; Sundqvist, Göran; Øye, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Policy relevance is the raison d’être for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), yet few studies have analysed what the concept entails, not least from the perspective of key target groups for the IPCC. We ...
    • Top-down or bottom-up? Norwegian climate mitigation policy as a contested hybrid of policy approaches 

      Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Sundqvist, Göran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      It is widely accepted that the Paris Agreement implies a shift in global climate mitigation policy from a top-down approach focused on global distribution of emission cuts and international cost-effectiveness to a bottom-up ...