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Make 2015 a climate year – on our way to Paris

We cannot continue the irresponsible habits we have now. Our house is on fire, and our leaders – the politicians – respond by squabbling about who shall pay for using the fire extinguisher . The more we delay, the more we … Continue reading

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Climate change has happened before. So why worry?

Norsk Yes, climate has varied before – many times.  And all were caused by natural forces. Hundreds of millions of years ago, enormous, non-eruptive volcanoes emitted greenhouse gases for thousands of years. Super-volcanic eruptions caused rapid cooling and at times … Continue reading

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Make this year a climate year!

Norsk The fossil fuel era can be dismantled within less than two decades. Three measures: All subsidies and special tax deals for the fossil fuel industry are removed globally.  The International Monetary Fund  (IMF) should get full support on this point. The IMF … Continue reading

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Dismantle the oil age

Norsk For more than a hundred years, industrial and modern development has been dependent on fossil fuels. The oil age was given extra momentum after the oil crisis in 1972, and has given a country like Norway an economy people … Continue reading

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Out of fossil fuels now!

Norsk For the last two hundred years fossil fuels have been the basis for industrialization and development of our modern civilization. Fossil energy has been absolutely necessary to get us where we are today. However, our civilization must grow up. … Continue reading

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Klimaendringene i tall og fakta

 English Over 95 millioner fat olje brukes opp hver dag I tillegg kommer omtrent den samme mengden i kull og gass. Vi mennesker brenner opp mellom 85 og 100 millioner fat olje hver dag. Ett fat olje tilsvarer 159 liter, … Continue reading

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Climate change in facts and figures

Norsk 90 – 100 million barrels of oil every day In addition roughly the same amount in coal and gas. We humans burn between 95 and 100 million barrels of oil every day. One barrel of oil equals 159 litres, … Continue reading

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