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Hottest May on record

Oslo’s hottest summer, 1947, could lose its place in weather history The Local Last month was the warmest May ever recorded in eastern Norway, beating a record that has stood for 71 years. The...

UN High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change

13/07/2010 // The Prime Minister of Norway, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, co-chaired the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing 12-13 July 2010, alongside the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Mr. Meles...

Two Norwegian researchers win top EU grants

Kenneth Hugdahl and Christopher Henshilwood have each been awarded the highly-competitive Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). It marks the first time Norwegian researchers in the humanities and social sciences/psychology have received...

Norway on climate challenges and agriculture

In July the Norwegian Government presented a White Paper on climate challenges and agriculture to the Storting. The proposal enlarges on and supplements the White Paper on Norway’s ambitious climate policy in relation to...

Støre: Nordic countries should be part of G20

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre suggests that the Nordic countries ought to be represented in the G20 group, which represents nations with the world’s strongest economies. Denmark, Finland and Sweden are already represented in...

Norwegian proposal on financing climate needs

Norway has proposed a system for financing climate needs based on international auctioning of allowances within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Norway says that the system would complement the traditional pledge-based...