2016

Published Sep. 21, 2016 5:15 PM

China has become both the world’s largest car market and the world’s largest producer of cars and vehicles. New vehicle sales in China have now surpassed those in the US.

Published Sep. 7, 2016 3:26 PM

Is it possible to have development without harming nature?

Published Aug. 23, 2016 11:15 AM

What are the main challenges in creating sustainable development? How can interdisciplinarity be a means to greater understanding of the complexities related to these challenges? SUMs newest master students will have their hands full with these quandaries during the next two years.

Published Aug. 16, 2016 10:17 AM

India has been the poster child of freedom and democracy for over six decades, but why is it not able to adequately feed its poor?

Pollen political ecology network
Published Apr. 14, 2016 3:17 PM

SUM has joined the network for political ecology, POLLEN, which is to coordinate and support the various nodes in ensuring that political ecology messages, lessons and insights are shared and heard more widely.

Published Mar. 9, 2016 10:12 AM

Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) at the University of Oslo celebrated its 25 years of existence in 2015. To mark this event, this special issue presents articles based on some of the recent research at SUM.

Published Jan. 29, 2016 11:22 AM

Sigrid Narvestad Hungnes graduated from the Centre for Development and Environment in 2015. In this video she talks about some of the findings from her master's thesis "Cabin Fever: Historical Study of Nature Perceptions in Media Representations of Norwegian Cabin Tradition."

Published Jan. 21, 2016 1:20 PM

Development aid has different traditions in Norway and China. A new research project will study what the two countries can learn from one another.