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  • Institute Director featured in documentary on climate change

    Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Dr. Jan-Gunnar Winther, participated in a two-part documentary on climate change, "Warmer", which premiered on the ABS-CBN News Channel in the Philippines 28 March 2016.

  • New report: Climate Change in the Norwegian Arctic - Implications for life in the North

    NorACIA (Norwegian Arctic Climate Impact Assessment) report "Climate change in the Arctic. Consequences for life in the north", is translated into English.

  • Researchers' Night on Hurtigruten – Environment and Climate Change

    Friday 24 September, passengers of all the Hurtigruten vessels will get an introduction to the environment and climate during and after the last ice age. Researcher Dorthe Klitgaard Kristiansen from the Norwegian Polar Institute will participate and give a talk on natural climate change.

  • Focus on rising sea levels

    Sea levels may rise by as much as one meter before the end of this century, said Jan-Gunnar Winther, director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, at the first Polar EXCHANGE at Oslo Science Conference this week.

  • Warmer and wetter Norwegian Arctic

    The new report “Climate changes in the Norwegian Arctic – consequences for life in the north” handed over to Norwegian Minister of the Environment, Erik Solheim. The report marks the ending of many years scientific work under the project NorACIA (Norwegian Arctic Climate Impact Assessment).

  • Report on melting snow and ice presented in Copenhagen today

    Former Vice President Al Gore and Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre presented their global report on melting ice at a side event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP 15) 14 December.