Tagged: emissions

Lower speed, lower emissions

Reduced speed and improved route planning cut Statoil supply ship emissions At the Ågotnes base in Hordaland, Normand Skipper has taken on board supplies for the North Sea platforms. On deck there is everything...

Norway proposes 40-pct carbon emissions cut by 2020

OSLO (AFP) — The Norwegian government said Wednesday that it was prepared to toughen its target for cutting carbon emissions by 2020 to help support efforts to reach a global climate accord. Oslo said it...

StatoilHydro Chief: higher price on CO2 needed

“Raising the cost of CO2 can speed up development of technologies that reduce carbon emissions,” StatoilHydro CEO Helge Lund said at the fourth Zero Emission Conference in Oslo on Monday, Sept. 28. The Zero...

Bigger, cleaner Snøhvit

The Norwegian Pollution Control Authority demands that StatoilHydro takes measures to cut emissions from the Melkøya gas plant on the Barents Sea coast. At the same time, the Norwegian oil and gas company increases...

Governance key to reduce emissions from deforestation

  A new report on ecosystem services, climate and forest was launched on World Environment Day 5 June. Commissioned by the Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International Development, Erik Solheim, and carried out...

Norway: oil, gas shed emissions

  Norway is still off course in the great race to slow emissions by amounts made “binding” by the Kyoto “climate” treaty, although the Scandinavian country showed Tuesday it had made great gains in...

Norway’s greenhouse gases down 2.2 percent in 2008

  OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.2 percent in 2008, led by a decline in manufacturing industry, but were still far above goals under the U.N.’s Kyoto Protocol, Statistics Norway...