Tagged: emissions

Norway’s EV incentives get ESA green light

With urban pollution too high, current EV concessions can remain in place until 2017 Michael Sandelson The Foreigner 50,000 electric vehicles are now on the road in Norway. Motorists in Norway benefit from perks...

Pollution prop. in Parliament

The Liberals (V) suggest granting municipalities emissions-lowering powers as European authorities get tough Michael Sandelson The Foreigner One of the measures considered is banning diesel-driven cars from the centers of larger cities on winter...

Norway powers North Sea floating platform from land

OSLO, July 15 (Reuters) – In an effort to limit emissions of carbon dioxide, Norway’s biggest oil and gas producer Statoil (STL.OL: Quote) has powered up its first floating offshore platform with electricity from...

What’s Next for Indonesia-Norway Cooperation on Forests?

By Kemen Austin, Fred Stolle, and Beth Gingold on July 13, 2010 Deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia have led to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and biodiversity loss of global significance. The recently announced...

Lower emissions of greenhouse gases from transport

The emissions of greenhouse gases from transport were almost two percent lower in 2008 than in 2007. This was mainly due to lower emissions from road traffic and domestic navigation. These sources are responsible...

Norway’s emissions targets 30-40 percent by 2020

Norway puts forward emissions targets of 30-40 percent by 2020 based on 1990 levels to the Copenhagen Accord, but also signals that Norway will move to 40 percent as part of a global and...