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White House, Intelligence Agencies, Pentagon Issue Reports Warning That Climate Change Threatens Global Security

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  As the United States and nations around the world struggle to blunt the effects of rising temperatures and extreme weather, sweeping assessments released Thursday by the White House, the U.S. intelligence community and the Pentagon conclude that climate change will exacerbate long-standing threats to global security. Together, the reports show a deepening concern within […]

Source: The Washington Post


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Norges globale helseambassadør valgt inn i det amerikanske medisinske vitenskapsakademiet

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Norges globale helseambassadør, John-Arne Røttingen, er valgt inn som ett av ti nye internasjonale medlemmer i det amerikanske medisinske akademiet (National Academy of Medicine) i 2021. Begrunnelsen for utnevnelsen er Røttingens innsats for å stimulere til innovasjon for å møte store folkehelsebehov. Akademiet trekker særlig frem Røttingens innsats i etableringen av vaksineutviklingskoalisjonen Cepi med hovedkvarter i Norge. Koalisjonen har […]

Source: Regjeringen


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Biden Bets Big on Wind Power Ahead of Climate Summit

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President Biden is betting big on wind power to demonstrate U.S. climate commitments ahead of an international summit that starts in just over two weeks. The Biden administration has set a goal of cutting U.S. carbon emissions in half by 2030, in addition to boosting offshore wind energy. Under the roadmap announced by administration officials this […]

Source: The Hill


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Entry Restrictions Will be Gradually Lifted

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In ‘A normal everyday life with increased emergency preparedness’, the Norwegian Government will remove entry restrictions in three phases. Phase 1 will begin on Saturday 25 September at 4 pm. From then, all EEA nationals, including people from other countries who reside in the EEA, may enter Norway. The same applies to people who live […]

Source: Regjeringen.no


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Norway to End Coronavirus-related Restrictions on September 25, 2021

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OSLO (Reuters) -Norway will reopen society on Saturday, the government said, ending its coronavirus-curbing restrictions, which have limited social interaction and hobbled many businesses. The Nordic nation joins a small but growing number of countries, including Denmark and Britain, which have removed all domestic restrictions limiting the spread of the coronavirus. “It is 561 days […]

Source: Reuters


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