Oslo Metropolitan University, University of Oslo, Stockholm University and University of Bergen have obtained a grant from the Research Council of Norway for the project “Cities confronted by protests: Democratic governance for efficient and socially just climate transformation (DEMOCLIM)” 2020–2023. Project manager is Hege Hofstad, OsloMet. From Stockholm University, Lukas Smas, Department of Human Geography, is participating in the project.

DEMOCLIM explores new democratic governance in the design and implementation of effective and socially just climate policies that emerge in the face of climate protests in four Scandinavian cities: Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm and Gothenburg.