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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

Nordisk Østforum Arild Moe and Lars Rowe
Asylstrømmen fra Russland til Norge i 2015: Bevisst russisk politikk?' ('The wave of asylym seekers from Russia to Norway in 2015: A deliberate Russian policy?')
Nordisk Østforum, Vol 30, No 2, 2016, pp. 80-97. In Norwegian.
OGEL James Henderson and Julia S.P. Loe
The Prospects and Challenges for Arctic Oil Development
Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL), Vol 14, No 2, 2016.
Rescuing EU Emissions Trading: The Climate Policy Flagship Jørgen Wettestad and Torbjørg Jevnaker
Rescuing EU Emissions Trading: The Climate Policy Flagship
Basingstoke (UK), Palgrave, 2016, 119 p.
Linking EU Climate and Energy Policies Jon Birger Skjærseth, Per Ove Eikeland, Lars H. Gulbrandsen and Torbjørg Jevnaker
Linking EU Climate and Energy Policies: Decision-making, Implementation and Reform
Cheltenham (UK), Edward Elgar, 2016, 265 p.

Journal of World Intellectual Property G. Kristin Rosendal, Anne Ingeborg Myhr and Morten Walløe Tvedt
Access and Benefit Sharing legislation for marine bioprospecting: Lessons from Australia for the role of Marbank in Norway
Journal of World Intellectual Property Rights, Online 06.06.2016, 13 p. DOI: 10.1111/jwip.12058

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, 208 p.
Arctic Review on Law and Politics Øystein Jensen
The International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters: Finalization, Adoption and Law of the Sea Implications
Arctic Review on Law and Politics, Vol 7, No 1, 2016, pp. 60-82.



EKO Arild Moe and Lawson Brigham
Kak obespechit' ustoychivost' perevozok po Severnomy morskomu put?' ('How can transports along the Northern Sea Route be made sustainable?')
EKO, No 5, 2016, pp. 18-27. In Russian.

Marine Policy Harald Sakarias Brøvig Hansen
Three major challenges in managing non-native sedentary Barents Sea snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio)
Marine Policy, Vol 71, 2016, pp. 38-43.

Policy Quarterly Ian Bailey and Tor Håkon Jackson Inderberg
New Zealand and climate change. What are the stakes and what can New Zealand do?
Policy Quarterly, Vol 12, No 2, 2016, pp. 3-12.






Other recent research publications

Korppoo, Anna and Anton Orlov, 'Russia’s Climate Mitigation Policies: How to Get Them Implemented?', Russian Analytical Digest, No 185, 27.06.2016, pp. 5-8.

Jørgensen, Jørgen Holten, 'Den evige utopi? Gruvedrift og nasjonale interesser' ('The eternal Utopia? Mining and national interests in Svalbard'), Ottar, No 310, 2016, pp. 26-31. In Norwegian.

Loe, Julia S.P. and Elana Wilson Rowe, 'Perceptions of Petroleum-Related CSR in the Russian Arctic', Russian Analytical Digest, No 181, 06.04.2016, pp. 8-11.

Ydersbond, Inga Margrete, Where Is Power Really Situated in the EU? Complex Multi-Stakeholder Negotiations and the Climate and Energy 2030 Targets. FNI Report 3/2016. Lysaker, FNI, 2016, 162 p.


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Latest commentary articles

Moe, Arild and Lars Rowe, 'Dette er forklaringen på den plutselige asylstrømmen fra Russland' ('This is the explanation of the sudden wave of asylum seekers across the Russian border'), Aftenposten, 23.06.2016. In Norwegian.

Stensdal, Iselin, 'Kina: Fra bremsekloss til klimapådriver?' ('China and climate: From laggard to front-runner?'). Norsk Klimastiftelse Rapport, No 4 2016, pp. 9-12. In Norwegian.

Eikeland, Per Ove, 'Kullfortellingen som tok en ny retning' ('New Direction in the Tale of Chinese Coal'). Norsk Klimastiftelse Rapport, No 4 2016, pp. 27-32. In Norwegian.

Heggelund, Gørild, 'Etablering av verdens største karbonmarked' ('The establishment of the world's largest carbon market'). Norsk Klimastiftelse Rapport, No 4 2016, pp. 53-57. In Norwegian.

Stensdal, Iselin, 'China’s GHG Mitigation: The Role of Local Governments', China Policy Institute Blog, 16.05.2016.


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 Latest FNI News 

The Anthropocene Working GroupThe Anthropocene Working Group meeting at FNI
 (25.04.2016) From 21 to 24 April, the Fridtjof Nansen Institute hosted a meeting of the Anthropocene Working Group, which considered evidence for a human-driven interval of geological time, the Anthropocene.  More >



2030 Climate and Energy FrameworkNew Report Finds the EU's 2030 Climate and Energy Framework a Genuinely Negotiated Compromise
 (14.04.2016) A new comprehensive FNI Report documents the complicated political negotiations leading to the EU's 2030 Climate and Energy Framework in 2014.  More >

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 FNI in the media

'Historisk arrestasjon etter ulovlig snøkrabbefiske' ('Historic arrest after illegal snowcrab fishing'), NRK Finnmark, 19.07.2016. In Norwegian.

'– Dette blir et tidsskille i norsk klimapolitikk' ('- This will be a watershed for Norwegian climate politics'), Sysla Grønn, 18.07.2016. In Norwegian.

'What is the Anthropocene - and why is it relevant for international law?', University of Leicester News, 27.06.2016.

'Asylstrømmen: – Norge og Finland misforsto russisk grensepraksis' ('The vawe of asylum seekers: - Norway and Finland misunderstood Russian border practice'), NRK, 22.06.2016. In Norwegian.

'Northern exposure', The Arctic Journal, 14.06.2016.

'Imagining the Anthropocene', Utopia or Dystopia, 14.06.2016.

'Vil starte kullgruve på Svalbard - mener Store Norske blokkerer' ('Wants to start coal mining on Svalbard - thinks Store Norske blocks'), NRK Finnmark, 12.06.2016. In Norwegian.

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Fridtjof Nansen Fridtjof Nansen and Polhøgda
 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 29 July 2016