Vice Mayor Berg is responsible for climate and environmental policy in Oslo. Her main priorities are achieving Oslo’s targets of cutting GHG emissions by 50 per cent by 2020 and becoming carbon neutral by 2030. She is responsible for making Oslo’s city center car-free and people-friendly by 2019. The Vice Mayor works to improve public transport and ensure better solutions for cyclists and pedestrians.
Prior to becoming a politician the Vice Mayor worked at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO). She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Oslo. She grew up in one of Oslo’s suburbs and has lived in Tuvalu, Kenya, South Africa and Vietnam before returning to Oslo.
Vice Mayor Berg has a strong international climate justice engagement and has followed UN climate negotiations closely. Her international experience has strengthened her focus on thinking globally, acting locally.