Tagged: Enviroment

Main issues in Norway’s parliamentary election

Sept 10 (Reuters) – Norway holds a parliamentary election on Sept. 14 which opinion polls show could be won by either the centre-left government or the centre-right opposition. Taxes, Wealth and Spending, Environment, Foreign Policy are...

Thumbs up for Lambda in Oslo

The City Council of Oslo has chosen the Lambda project, designed by Spanish Herroros Arquitectos, as concept for further development of the new Munch museum in Oslo. Their conclusion is based on the architectural design jury...

Hydro executive to chair UN building initiative

  Hydro’s Birgitte Holter has been selected to chair the United Nations Environment Program’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate change Initiative. “We want to put buildings high on the post-Kyoto negotiations agenda,” she says. “It...

Joint Nordic deposit system proposed

The Nordic countries should introduce a common deposit system for bottles and cans, stated several Nordic MPs in Copenhagen on Friday. In the first place a common system would benefit the environment – every...

New trees for old phones

Telenor has introduced a buyback/recycling scheme for mobile phones in Norway. For returning their old phones customers will get 50 free SMSes, and the Norwegian Red Cross will plant 25 trees in Asia, for...