Tagged: global warming

Climate change hurts Svalbard

The warming Arctic is a serious threat to the Norwegian city of Longyearbyen M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Longyearbyen, the largest community and the administrative center of Svalbard, the Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic...

Two nations – One Goal

“People want tools that help them act against global warming,” said Adam Markham of Clean Air-Cool Planet at recent climate seminars co-hosted by the Norwegian Embassy, in Chicago, Ilinois, and Racine, Wisconsin. The conferences,...

Canada, Norway, Russia to provide Arctic sea weather warnings

Norway, together with Canada and Russia, will soon provide navigation and meteorological warnings for ships crossing the Arctic sea, a new maritime route which has opened up due to global warming, a World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...

Crying face revealed in Norwegian Glacier

A melting glacier has amazingly taken on the form of a face – worryingly resembling Mother Nature in tears at the state of our planet, writes Barcroft Media The stunning image, that was taken...

World leaders applaud Norway carbon moves

BERGEN–Norway on Wednesday pledged just under €140 million ($195 million) over five years to help the European Union develop projects for carbon capture and storage, or CCS, via its Continent-wide R&D programs. The technology,...

Støre pleased with Tromsø Declaration

On April 29 the eight Arctic Council Ministers ratified the Tromsø Declaration. The declaration is the guideline for the work in the Arctic Council the next two years.   The Arctic Council met at ministerial...

Predators will get room to roam in their fight for life

An international action plan is to be drawn up to save the polar bear, now threatened with extinction because climate change is melting its Arctic sea ice habitat. By Michael McCarthy, Independent.co.uk The five...

Ice Age or global warming?

It looks more like an Ice Age than global warming. There is so much snow in Oslo, where I live, that the city authorities are resorting to dumping truckloads of it in the sea...

Antarctica: a meeting of polar and political minds

TROLL RESEARCH STATION, Antarctica – Policymakers met polar explorers on the boundless ice of Antarctica Monday as a U.S.-Norwegian scientific expedition came in from the cold to report on the continent’s ice sheets, a...