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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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What if Norwegian oil economy is a bubble?

Norsk Two hundred and fifty thousand Norwegian jobs depend on oil [1]. These jobs are expensive; require high skills and pressure salary levels in general. For small countries like Norway this many oil jobs might be a recipe for financial disaster. … Continue reading

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Vinteren har vært kald. Oppvarming avlyst?

English En av mytene media liker å terpe på er at global oppvarming skulle innebære  varmere og finere vær. Vi skal snart kunne dyrke druer i Nord-Sibir. I virkeligheten sier IPCC at været blir mer uforutsigelig med tyngre nedbør enn normalt flere … Continue reading

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Climate change in facts and figures

Norsk 90 million barrels of oil every day In addition roughly the same amount in coal and gas. We humans burn between 85 and 95 million barrels of oil every day. One barrel of oil equals 159 litres, roughly a … Continue reading

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It’s just natural variation – isn’t it?

Norsk What happens now, is no climate variation, it is a real climate change.  The solar forcing – the insolation – has not increased the last forty years. There is no special warming Milankovich effect like we had in the … Continue reading

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The sustainable society of 2040

Norsk Visitors are surprised that our cities and towns of 2040 are so compact, charming, clean, safe and esthetically appealing. The surrounding forests and fields are lush, healthy and teaming with different species.   The towns and cities lucky enough to … Continue reading

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The carbon mafia and climate “sceptics”

“Every year we pump more than six billion tonnes of carbon emissions (corresponding to over 35 billion tonnes CO2)  into the air from burning fossil fuel, despite a general consensus that this pollutes the air and contributes directly to climate … Continue reading

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