Workshop on marine tipping points and extreme events

COMFORT organized a successful workshop on 14th April 2023, focusing on ocean tipping points and extreme events, for key stakeholders in Norwegian society. The workshop was well-attended, with representatives from several important Norwegian organizations, including the Norwegian Environment Agency, the Research Council of Norway, Bergen Kommune, GRID-Arendal, CINEA/EU, Met Office Norway, and the Arctic Monitoring Assessment Programme, etc …

The event primarily aimed to clarify the concept of “Tipping Points,” and presented recent findings from the two EU Horizon 2020 projects, COMFORT and TiPACCs, as well as the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme. Discussions covered various aspects of reversibility, time scales, uncertainties, mitigation pathways, adaptation options, and policy recommendations. Additionally, the event was objectively planned to communicate and involve Stakeholders to be aware of climate-induced imminent and future changes which may affect Norway and their related cascading effects. 

The workshop sessions were recorded and available just right here: Videos