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Paal Frisvold

Writer for MODERN TIMES on Europe issues.

Glasglow – the spark in the Paris Agreement

CLIMATE: In the perspective of poor coal-intensive countries: Why should not the rich stop selling oil and gas – and let the poor continue to burn coal? Will the transmission of democracy now be to blame for the doom of the earth?

A «mission» for floating offshore wind?

GREEN CHANGE: Norway has an inability to get out of oil dependence.

Lies, manipulation and filth

DEMOCRACY: Anne Applebaum shows how concrete historical events developed a political populism. How can we understand and counteract the forces that want the liberal, democratic, fact-based structure of society to come to life?

Green Deal for Europe

EUROPE The 11. December the European Commission presents the much-debated Green Deal.

An attempt to lift Britain out of the Brexit trenches

BREXIT: Exodus, reckoning, sacrifice offer a welcome and entertaining attempt to bridge and "reunite" a UK that is divided over Brexit.

After the EU elections: Europe – what now?

GREEN CHOICE: In the future, border control, defense policy and climate will be some of the most important tasks for the European Parliament, which has now been filled by representatives from the Greens.

What does Michel Houellebecq want?

The controversial author Michel Houellebecq recently released his first book in four years. Will the book give the French farmers the help they need in the fight for their livelihood?

Sales Pitch!

COMMENT: Not a word was mentioned about the gas's geopolitical impact when Norway was in Brussels to market itself.

Europolitic striptease

Europe must fight alone to maintain the rights-based society we take for granted.