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FNI is an independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental, energy and resource management politics and law.

Fridtjof Nansen InstituteWithin this framework the institute's research is mainly grouped around seven focal points:
   Global environmental governance and law
   Climate change
   Law of the Sea and marine affairs
   Biodiversity and genetic resources
   Arctic and Russian politics
   European energy and environment
   Chinese energy and environment

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FNI publications

Latest books and peer-reviewed articles

The Energy Journal Finn Roar Aune, Rolf Golombek, Arild Moe, Knut Einar Rosendahl and Hilde Hallre Le Tissier
'Liberalizing Russian Gas Markets - An Economic Analysis
The Energy Journal, Vol 36, SI 1, 2015, pp. 63-97.
Science Waters, CN, J Zalasiewicz, C Summerhayes, A Barnosky, C Poirier, A Galuszka, A Cearreta, M Edgeworth, E Ellis, M Ellis, C Jeandel, R Leinfelder, J McNeill, D Richter, W Steffen, J Syvitski, D Vidas, M Wagreich, M Williams, A Zhisheng, J Grinevald and E Odada,
The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene
Science, Vol 351, No 6269, 2016, p. 137.
Geir Hønneland: Russia and the Arctic: Environment, Identity and Foreign Policy Geir Hønneland
Russia and the Arctic: Environment, Identity and Foreign Policy
London, I.B. Tauris, 2016, 288 p.
Polar Geography Peng Jingchao and Njord Wegge
China’s bilateral diplomacy in the Arctic
Polar Geography, Vol 38, No 3, 2015, pp. 233-249.

Leif Christian Jensen: International Relations in the Arctic: Norway and the Struggle for Power in the New North Leif Christian Jensen
International Relations in the Arctic: Norway and the Struggle for Power in the New North
London, I.B. Tauris, 2016, 288 p.
Review of Policy Research Graeme Auld and Lars H. Gulbrandsen
Diversifying Nature Protection: Evaluating the Changing Tools for Forest Protection in Canada and Norway
Review of Policy Research, Vol 32, No 6, 2015, pp. 699-722

Øystein Jensen: Maritime Boundary Delimitation Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: The International Judiciary and the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf Øystein Jensen
Maritime Boundary Delimitation Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: The International Judiciary and the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol 84, No 4, 2015, pp. 580-604.


Eikeland & Inderberg: Energy system transformation and long-term interest constellations in Denmark: can agency beat structure? Per Ove Eikeland and Tor Håkon J. Inderberg
Energy system transformation and long-term interest constellations in Denmark: can agency beat structure?
Energy Research & Social Science, Vol 11, 2016, pp. 164-173.

Rowe, Jørgensen & Hønneland: Vårt bilde av Russland Rowe, Lars, Jørgen Holten Jørgensen and Geir Hønneland
Vårt bilde av Russland: 25 debattinnlegg om naboskap i nord ('Our image of Russia: 25 commentaries on neighbourhood in the High North')
Bergen, John Grieg Forlag, 2015, 128 p. In Norwegian.
Bang, Underdal & Andresen: The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change: Key Actors in International Climate Cooperation Guri Bang, Arild Underdal and Steinar Andresen (eds)
The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change: Key Actors in International Climate Cooperation
Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, 216 p.




Other recent research publications

Wettestad, Jørgen, 'Air Pollution'. In P.H. Pattberg and F. Zelli (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 307-315.

Andresen, Steinar, 'Effectiveness'. In P.H. Pattberg and F. Zelli (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 441-447.

McAdam. Jane, Bruce Burson, Walter Kälin and Sanjula Weerasinghe, International Law and Sea-Level Rise: Forced Migration and Human Rights. FNI Report 1/2016. Lysaker, FNI, 2016, 47 p.

Stokke, Olav Schram and Arild Underdal, 'Qualitative Comparative Analysis'. In P.H. Pattberg and F. Zelli (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 141-147.

Stokke, Olav Schram, 'Fisheries and whaling'. In P.H. Pattberg and F. Zelli (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 364-372.

Andresen, Steinar, 'Regime effectiveness'. In Karin Bäckstrand and Eva Løvbrand (eds), Research Handbook on Climate Governance. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 425-435.

Wettestad, Jørgen, 'EU Emissions Trading'. In Karin Bäckstrand and Eva Løvbrand (eds), Research Handbook on Climate Governance. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 345-356.


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Latest commentary articles

Stensdal, Iselin and Gørild Heggelund, 'New Climate Tune from China', Intasave, 21.12.2015.

Hansen, Harald Sakarias Brøvig, 'Krabben som lammer Norge' ('The crab that paralyzes Norway'), FiskeribladetFiskaren, 18.12.2015. In Norwegian.

Myhr, Anne Ingeborg, Kristin Rosendal and Morten Walløe Tvedt, 'Hvem eier det som finnes i havet?' ('Who owns what is found in the ocean?'), forskning.no, 16.12.2015. In Norwegian.

Rowe, Lars, 'Norsk russlandsdebatt er påfallende lite forankret i virkeligheten ' ('Norwegian debate on Russia is remarkably unrooted in reality'), Aftenposten, 16.12.2015. In Norwegian.

Andresen, Steinar, 'Book Review: Joyeeta Gupta: The History of Global Climate Governance', International Environmental Agreements, Vol 15, No 4, 2015, pp. 431-432.


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 Latest FNI News 

Climate Change Adaptation and Development: Changing Paradigms and PracticesFNI provides key input to report to hammer out future EU climate change policy
 (05.11.2015) The countries of the European Union are negotiating a revision of the Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS) in order to reduce emissions. FNI has provided key input to that process.  More >



Leiv Lunde, Yang Jian and Iselin Stensdal,: Asian countries and the Arctic futureBook launch in Shanghai: Asian Countries and the Arctic Future
 (30.10.2015) On Oct. 28th, Asian Countries and the Arctic Future was launched at a seminar at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). The book is the result of joint FNI-SIIS efforts, and also a key output of the AsiArctic project.  More >

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 FNI in the media

'Russland-ekspert: Tror ikke Norge har «skyld» i russisk returstans' ('Russia expert: Don't believe it's Norway's «fault» that Russia stopped taking back asylum seekers'), Nettavisen, 31.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'Syrere med falske visa setter Listhaug i knipe' ('Syrians with forged visas put Listhaug in a pinch'), Aftenposten, 31.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'Arctic shipping: The myths, the realities & the challenges ahead', Eye on the Arctic, 28.01.2016.

'- Norske myndigheter er forvirret' ('Norwegian authorities are confused'), Dagbladet, 27.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'– Russland var allerede såret' ('Russia was already hurt'), Dagsavisen, 26.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'- Russland er ikke interessert i å ta i mot disse menneskene' ('- Russia is not interested in receiving these people'), Nordlys, 25.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'Legger skylda på Norge' ('Blames Norway'), Klassekampen, 25.01.2016. In Norwegian.

'Gorbatsjovs avspenning' ('Gorbachev's detente'), Ekko, NRK P2, 12.01.2016. In Norwegian.

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 FNI is located at Polhøgda, outside Oslo, Norway. Polhøgda was the home of Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), famous Norwegian polar explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Nansen lived at Polhøgda from its completion in 1901 until his death in 1930. His grave is in the garden in front of the manor.



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Website last updated 1 February 2016