Articles tagged with: environment

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| 2017-01-17 12:00:04

Diesel Ban Starts in Oslo

From today, diesel vehicles are not allowed in the city center between 06.00 and 22.00. The ban will last as long as there is high air pollution. ...
Tags: DIESEL, TRAFFIC, CAR, ENVIRONMENT, POLLUTION
| 2017-01-07 13:27:23

Norway Will Be The World Champion in Green Investments

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg says Paris agreement will change Norway and that Norwegian industry must prepare for more stringent climate poli...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE, GREEN, INNOVATION
| 2016-07-25 14:38:38

Norway Spends Less on Environmental Protection

Norwegian Government has decided that Norway will be carbon neutral by 2030, but is actually spending less on environmental protection now than in 199...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE
| 2016-07-18 11:32:23

Oslo Already Started to Remove Car Parks for a Car-Free City

Oslo Municipality has already put its plans to make Oslo a car-free city before 2009...
Tags: OSLO, CAR, TRANSPORTATION, ENVIRONMENT
| 2016-06-29 11:28:53

Norway Approves Extra Fees for Diesel Cars

The owners of diesel cars will have to pay extra to drive into the center of Oslo and Bergen from this winter. ...
Tags: CAR, ENVIRONMENT, DIESEL, POLLUTION
| 2016-03-11 12:38:27

Norway to Have the World’s Highest Inner-City Toll Charge

Bergen residents will pay 5 times more toll in polluted days....
Tags: TOLL, BERGEN, ENVIRONMENT, POLLUTION
| 2015-10-21 08:40:43

MDG Norway to Get Rid of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Oslo

In nine years, it may be totally forbidden to drive diesel and gasoline cars in Oslo....
Tags: CAR, ENVIRONMENT, MDG, HøYRE, OSLO
| 2015-09-17 09:21:02

Norway Pays One Billion Dollar to Brazil for Reduced Deforestation in the Amazon

An outstanding example of the kind of international collaboration we need to ensure the future sustainability of our planet, says UN Secretary General...
Tags: AMAZON, BRAZIL, FUND, ENVIRONMENT
| 2015-07-25 09:34:10

Nature In Youth

Have you ever wondered about the groups being represented by the youth who walk up to you in the streets in Oslo....
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, ACTIVISM, YOUTH, NATURE
| 2015-06-07 19:23:42

Can Norway’s Electric Car Success Be a Model for World?

Norway has emerged as the world’s largest electric cars market with over 11% of market share. The popularity of these environmentally friendly vehicle...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, ELECTRIC CAR, TAX
| 2015-06-01 09:01:21

Statoil Wants to Pay for CO2 Emissions

Six of Europe’s oil and gas companies, including Norwegian giant Statoil, will pay for CO2 emissions and ask the world’s politicians and the UN to det...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, OIL, GAS, EMISSION, CLIMATE
| 2015-05-29 12:09:54

Norway Stops Investment in Coal Companies

Norway has dropped investments in coal companies because of their negative impact on climate change....
Tags: OIL FUND, INVESTMENT, ENVIRONMENT
| 2015-05-20 08:41:10

Norway Aims Global Zero Emissions by 2050

Norway wants the upcoming climate negotiations to have goal of net zero emissions globally in 2050. ...
Tags: GLOBA WARLING, ENVIRONMENT, ZERO EMISSIONS
| 2014-12-19 05:15:19

Norway Promises New Climate Targets in February

Norwegian government will prepare a white paper in February on Norway’s new climate targets for the period after 2020....
Tags: CLIMATE CHANGE, UN, ENVIRONMENT, TINE SUNDTOFT
| 2014-11-30 12:33:44

"Garbage Broker" in Norway Makes a Fortune

Due to high cost of garbage burning, Norways sends tons of household waste to Sweden daily. ...
Tags: GARBAGE, IMPORT, SWEDEN, WASTE, ENVIRONMENT
| 2014-06-23 11:59:07

Norway Municipalities to Ban Diesel Cars

Liberal Party (Venstre) and Socialist Left Party (SV) proposes to change a number of state laws and regulations that will let municipalities to ban di...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, CAR, OSLO, BERGEN, VENSTRE, SV
| 2014-06-21 12:37:56

Tine Sundtoft Attends UNEA in Kenya

Minister of Climate and Environment, Tine Sundtoft, is to visit Kenya where The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will host the first UN Env...
Tags: TINE SUNDTOFT, UNEP, UNEA, ENVIRONMENT
| 2014-06-15 14:27:28

Sea Shepherd: Eco terrorists or the front line to protect social justice?

In this week’s Global outlook, Murray Hunter probes the striking marine conservation organization sea Shepherd....
Tags: SEA SEPHERD, MARINE, ENVIRONMENT
| 2014-04-01 10:25:37

Norway Calls for New Measures against Climate Change

Norway’s Climate and Environment Minister Warns against Climate Change....
Tags: CLIMATE CHANGE, UN, ENVIRONMENT, TINE SUNDTOFT
| 2014-03-28 09:14:21

Oslo Labor Party Will Ban Petrol and Diesel Cars

All transportation in Norway’s capital will be carried out with zero emission vehicles. Petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned by 2035, according t...
Tags: CAR, ENVIRONMENT, OSLO, AP, LABOR PARTY
| 2013-11-09 14:25:55

US and Norway Enhance Cooperation within Carbon Capture

US Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, and Norwegian Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Tor Lien, today agreed to enhance the cooperation between the U...
Tags: USA, ENVIRONMENT, AGREEMENT
| 2012-12-20 11:07:28

19,000 Liters of Oil into the River

Due to a leakage during refilling of Hafslund heating plant in Oslo on Wednesday, 19,000 liters of oil leaked into Akerselva river near Ullevaal Hospi...
Tags: RIVER, OIL, ENVIRONMENT
| 2012-11-21 08:10:02

Norway Will Supply Sweden 800 000 Tonnes of Waste

Norway will annually supply neighboring Sweden 800 thousand tons of garbage for recycling....
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, IMPORT, SWEDEN, TRASH
| 2012-10-16 08:40:16

Climate Talks between Norwegian and Polish Environment Ministers

Norwegian Environment Minister Bård Vegar Solhjell met his Polish colleague Marcin Korolec in Oslo this week to discuss climate policy and bilateral e...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, POLICY, EU, ENERGY, CLIMATE, POLAND
| 2012-10-02 07:37:21

Diesel Car Owners will Pay Extra in Norway

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Vegvesen) suggests diesel fee in big cities....
Tags: DIESEL, ENVIRONMENT, CAR, TRANSPORTATION
| 2012-07-05 08:50:44

Behaving Green

Saving resources starts at individual scale. Yet sustainable solutions are expected with long term projects and the relevant support of governments....
Tags: ENVIRONMENT
| 2012-03-12 06:17:50

Women Recycle More than Men

Every year, 14 million more men throw drink cartons straight into trash than women. ...
Tags: RECYCLING, CARTON, ENVIRONMENT,
| 2012-02-29 17:58:27

Nordic Countries Talk in Oslo about Green Economic Growth

Norwegian Ministry of the Environment arranges a Conference on Green Economic Growth in Oslo on Thursday March 1st. ...
Tags: ENVIRONEMNT7ECONOMY, OSLO, MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT, MR. ERIK SOLHEIM
| 2012-02-20 06:13:09

A Portrait from the North: Arne Næss

Norway celebrates the 100th birthday of revolutionary Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss this year. ...
Tags: ARNE NAESS, ENVIRONMENT, PHILOSOPHY
| 2011-08-13 18:38:55

Øya- the greenest festival in Europe

After winning four industry awards for its ecological approach to live music, the Norwegian Øya festival in Oslo has been labeled the greenest festiva...
Tags: FESTIVAL, ROCK, MUSIC, ENVIRONMENT
| 2010-10-23 15:10:25

Selling Ice to Eskimos: Water Business in Norway

When there is so much good water from lakes, rivers and springs, how do the suppliers manage to sell water to Norwegians?...
Tags: WATER, BUSINESS, IMSDAL, ENVIRONMENT
| 2010-10-11 09:53:25

Norwegian Scientists Cracks Code of Hyper-efficient Biofuels Production

The researchers at the University of Life Sciences in Ås discovered a new enzyme for sustainable biofuels. Discovery of this type of enzyme can make t...
Tags: UMB, BIO-ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT
| 2010-09-28 06:49:23

Government's Flagship?

State-owned companies have no clear, measurable standards to contribute to sustainable development. Climate, environment and social responsibility mus...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, WWF, SEMINAR, COMPANIES
| 2010-09-09 13:02:15

Norwegians do not care to recycle their mobile phone

8 out of 10 Norwegians keep their old cell phones in their homes, according to a survey made by Norstat for Elretur. ...
Tags: MOBILE PHONE, RECYCLING, ENVIRONMENT
| 2010-08-28 09:12:00

CO2 Tax on Gas from 1 September 2010

The Parliament decided to introduce CO2 tax on gas from 1 September 2010 in connection with the Revised National Budget of 2010. ...
Tags: CO2, ENVIRONMENT, TAX
| 2010-07-05 12:03:58

Reward to Effort for Less Car Use

The government will reward villages that will increase the logo and better environment in urban areas. Ministry of Transport offers 128 million to the...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, OSLO, TRONDHEIM, KRISTIANSAND, TRANSPORTATION, BUSKERUD
| 2009-11-11 10:11:54

Increased efforts towards environmental pollutants

Norway is working actively to ensure that it will create a binding global agreement to reduce use and emissions of mercury, "said State Secretary Heid...
Tags: POLLUTION, CO2, ENVIRONMENT
| 2009-11-10 10:00:20

Norway's Historic Agreement for the Guyana Rainforest

Norway's Environment and Development Minister, Erik Solheim and Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo signed a memorandum of understanding. Accordingly, Nor...
Tags: GUYANA, ENVIRONMENT, RAINFOREST, CLIMATE
| 2009-11-10 10:00:20

Norway's Historic Agreement for the Guyana Rainforest

Norway's Environment and Development Minister, Erik Solheim and Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo signed a memorandum of understanding. Accordingly, Nor...
Tags: GUYANA, ENVIRONMENT, RAINFOREST, CLIMATE
| 2009-11-06 08:14:50

State Is the Top Contributer to Emission

Norwegian newspaper, Vårt Land revealed that six of the ten manufacturers that emit the most CO2 on land in Norway are either the full or part State- ...
Tags: EMMISIONS, ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT, POLLUTION, CO2, COPENHAGEN
| 2009-10-23 09:54:00

Norway and India Have Signed an Environmental Agreement

Environment and Development Minister, Erik Solheim and the Indian Environment Minister, Jairam Ramesh have signed a cooperation agreement between Norw...
Tags: ENVIRONMENT, INDIA, AGREEMENT
| 2009-10-14 08:54:00

2010 Budget: A Setback for Environmental Policy

Government’s budget proposal is a setback for environmental policy and can lead to reduce Norway’s credibility as a driver for climate summit in Copen...
Tags: BUDGET, GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENT POLICY
| 2009-10-01 16:54:00

Visit from India to the Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of Environment and Development, Erik Solheim met Hem Pande, Joint Secretary from the Indian Environment and Forest Ministry on Thursday. ...
Tags: INDIA, ENVIRONMENT
| 2009-09-29 15:50:00

TIMES Presents Norwegian Environment Program Heroic

Norwegian Minister of Environment and Development, Erik Solheim was presented as one of the environmental heroes in the American news magazine TIMES’ ...
Tags: ERIK SOLHEIM, ENVIRONMENT

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