MILEN is the University of Oslo’s interfaculty research area on environmental change and sustainable energy. MILENs goal is to facilitate interfaculty and interdisciplinary research on environmental change and sustainable energy and to strengthen the University of Oslo’s renome as an important contributor to the work in solving important energy and environmental challenges.
May 23, 2013 09:28 AM
What do you get when you send three physicists, one designer, two social anthropologists, one hydrologist, one economist and a chemist to do fieldwork on solar energy in Indian villages?
Myths busted on Thorium
May 13, 2013 01:40 PM
Thorium does fulfil the criteria for becoming a sustainable energy source and is a safe way for producing power, said Sunniva Rose during her lecture on myths about Thorium. The recording of the lecture is now available.
NorRen summer school open for applications
May 13, 2013 01:00 PM
The Norwegian Research School in Renewable Energy (NorRen), is organizing its second NorRen Summer School 2013 on August 12th until August 16th at Holmen Fjordhotell in Asker, Norway. The summer school is free of charge!
Environment and Statecraft
Mar 4, 2013 07:42 PM
Why do some environmental treaties work and others fail miserably? In order get an insight into that conondrum, Professor Jon Hovi recommends the book "Environment and Statecraft".
What does it mean to be comfortable?
Feb 19, 2013 11:53 AM
What does comfort at home and at the workplace mean for us? In the article "A cross-cultural analysis of household energy use behaviour in Japan and Norway" Wilhite, Nakagami, Masuda, Yamaga and Haneda illustrate how cultural differences and perceptions of comfort impact overall energy use in these countries. Wilhite's et al. article is still current in a world of rising energy demand and climate change.