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  • Norway Commits To Stretch Climate Goal

    April 20, 7:31 AM by John Laumer in Corporate Responsibility

    Now, 'that's what we're talking about.' Via: BBC and RTE News- "Norway is aiming to offset all emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 with the world's toughest national target for fighting global warming. Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told a meeting of

  • Think: Buy the Car, Lease the Battery

    February 23, 6:58 AM by Lloyd Alter in Cars

    Here is an interesting idea to give a boost to the battery powered car: Sell the car but lease the batteries. "By leasing the battery the consumer doesn't take the risk over the unknowns of battery life," said Think president Jan-Olaf Willums. "We're

  • Bike Lift 'Trampe' Stimulates Cycling

    January 29, 12:22 PM by Celine Ruben in Bikes

    Trondheim, a university town and also Norway’s third largest city, has more cycling traffic than all the other Norwegian cities. 90% of the 30,000 students use their bicycles as their main source of transportation. This fact is slightly surprising

  • UK Videoconference On Climate Change: September 20

    September 4, 10:42 AM by Karin Kloosterman in Culture

    What’s the UK doing about climate change? Something that they want to share with Israelis and Bulgarians. According to the UK’s cultural attache in Israel- The British Council- on September 20, the odd combination of Brits, Bulgarians and Israelis are