Counselor for climate and environment at Norway’s embassy to the US
Karine Hertzberg is counselor for climate and environment at Norway’s embassy to the US, in Washington DC. Prior to moving to Washington DC, she was senior adviser at Norway’s Ministry for Climate and Environment. Karine was a key member of Norway’s delegation to the UNFCCC climate change negotiations for a number of years. She has served as chair for negotiations on mitigation and transparency, and chair of OECD’s Climate Change Expert Group. She also worked for Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative, focusing on issues related to monitoring and reporting emission reductions from reduced deforestation, and on linking efforts to reduce deforestation to the broader international climate framework. Karine has a PhD in ecology/landscape ecology from the University of Oslo.