Building resilient neighborhoods is key in enabling our growing cities to adapt to the threats of climate change. The Norwegian city of Bergen is well aware of this. That’s why it has recently devised plans to develop a former port area at the edge of the city into a … [Read more...] about This is how climate-resilient neighborhoods might look in the future
If you’re fearing another lockdown in the oncoming winter, then you might want to start thinking as Norwegians do in the northern city of Tromsø. Lying two hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle, the city does not see the sun from mid-November to mid-January, which spurred … [Read more...] about Thinking like a Norwegian may help you cope with a winter lockdown
With the world’s largest fleet of electric vehicles per capita, Norway may appear as a global leader in sustainability, but the country still remains one of the world’s biggest producers of oil and gas. Seeking to ramp up its efforts in the fight against climate change, the … [Read more...] about Norway kickstarts one of the world’s largest carbon storage projects
It seems like an outlandish idea, but a Norwegian startup called OceanTherm believes it can prevent catastrophes by stopping hurricanes as they develop. Hurricanes are more violent than ever, and a big part of that is rising ocean temperatures: just a one-degree rise in surface … [Read more...] about This startup wants to stop hurricanes in their tracks. Is it possible?
With their fresh taste and numerous health benefits, it’s not all too hard to understand why salmon is such a sought-after fish. But unfortunately, overfishing and polluted waterways have diminished populations globally. On top of that, we also waste a whole lot of the salmon … [Read more...] about Not a gram of salmon goes to waste with this new process