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Challenging climate sobriety

Holly Jean: Ending Fossil Fuels: Why Not Zero Is Not Enough

ECOLOGY: We need such voices as Holly Jean Buck, who criticizes wishful thinking – precisely to help promote a hopeful, serious and long-lasting climate fight, beyond all easy optimism.

The Future of Europe

EUROPE: MODERN TIMES recently visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg, and met one of the founders of the Conference on the Future of Europe – where the following topics have been discussed: democratic values, climate change, social justice and job security, human rights, European defense and digital transformation. This is the basis for ORIENTERING this time, as we on the following pages have asked a number of Norwegian opinion leaders about much of the same. And here with Daniel Freund, who is a member of the party Die Grünen in Germany, we could not help but talk about climate.

Extreme weather, loss of topsoil, crops and possible resource disputes

CHRONICLE: The Storting election must be a climate election. How about allocating one extra percent of the national budget to climate measures in developing countries?

The oil industry is the root of all evil

Rachel Maddow: Blowout

MONEY AND OIL: If you mix corruption and rogue states with the richest and most destructive industry in the world – the oil industry – the result is an explosive mix.

Norway must say no to contributing militarily in the Gulf of Persia

NO TO USA: The Anti-War Initiative asks the Government to say no to the request from the United States to contribute militarily to the crisis in the Persian Gulf.

Under the Lime Trees

People around the world do not like complicated situations, especially if they make it difficult to distinguish between friends and enemies.

Desoxification of environmental protection

: There was a time when people talked about making climate issues sexy. In Reykjavik, poetry is enough to arouse commitment and consideration.

The consequences of the Norwegian oil adventure

: Looking closer, the Norwegian Petroleum Fund has already been "used up" several times. What can Norway do to save the Oil Fund? And when will the world's central banks' enormous money pressure fall?