While the U.S. continues to drag its feet in committing to firm emissions cuts, European countries have seemingly been enmeshed in a protracted race to determine which will assert the greenest bona fides. Norway -
Magical thinking is highly vulnerable to serious cost-benefit assessment. It's no surprise, then, that Shell and StatoilHydro and others recently have scrapped plans to build "green" power plants that to capture and store carbon dioxide.
This is a difficult issue. There are so many beautiful spots in the world that are inaccessible to those in wheelchairs or to the infirm. One could leave them inaccessible, or do the quick and dirty utilitarian job that has added so many unattractive
It bears a slight, unfortunate resemblance to the AMC Gremlin - that funny box of a car produced for just a few years during the 1970s. And it certainly can't hold a candle to the sleek new Tesla. But Norway's electric car Buddy, which ElbilNorge AB just
Riders used to the signature red subway cars clattering along in Norway's capital city for decades are now encountering shiny white, highly-efficient new models being swapped into service by the Oslo transit authority. The
That bad. More about the report's executive summary after the jump.According to Carbon Equity's latest report, the Arctic ice caps are facing a much grimmer future than that originally projected by the IPCC - which has been accused of watering down its
"A new type of membrane has been internationally patented by researchers at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. The membrane is made from a plastic material that has been structured by means of nano technology. It
I'm a technology optimist and it's going to be an important part of the solutions, but yet on Monday, Alcoa represented industries speaking in the United Nations in the mitigation plenary, what did he say? He said, we need clear, enforced, global
We're now into Day 2 of the three-day Clinton Global Initiative's three-day annual meeting; today's opening plenary, moderated by NBC News' Tom Brokaw, featured Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the U.K.; Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime
There is something so northern, and well, Canadian, about these Norwegian lights. They are made of thin birch strip veneer mounted on white paper, and held together with natural leather lacing. The motif is a forest, with pine trees and eagles and
We so need this in Toronto- there is an escarpment cutting across town that intimidates a lot of people who might ride bikes to work if they didn't have to climb the hill getting home. We have shown Trondheim's wonderful bike lift before, but through
This week, Jasmin Malik Chua looks at how Greenland’s melting glaciers are causing bedrock bounce-back, and what this means for earthquakes and volcanoes on the top of the world. Stan Cox tells how the go-go housing boom left America with an extra large
You can't market a Prius as "green" in Norway; forget about calling your Tesla "clean"- it is all greenwashing to the Norwegian consumer ombudsman. "No car can be "green," "clean" or "environmentally friendly.Cars cannot do anything good for the
"Bastoey Prison, located on the island of the same name, south of Oslo, has solar panels, heats its buildings with wood-waste rather than oil, operates a strict recycling policy and is almost self-sufficient in terms of food."