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White House Plans to Cut US Emissions at Least in Half by 2030

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President Biden this week will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the decade, according to two people briefed on the plan, as part of an aggressive push to combat climate change at home and persuade other major economies around the world to follow suit.   The […]

Source: The Washington Post


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How Norway Became Europe’s Biggest Power Exporter

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The world’s largest synchronous electricity network has allowed many European countries to make power trading a part of everyday grid balancing. Until now, France has usually acted as the grid’s largest exporter, thanks to its location and nuclear fleet. But in 2020, Norway rose above France to become Europe’s powerhouse. What changed in the two countries, and is this an anomaly or a trend?

Source: power-technology.com


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Walter Mondale: Exemplifying an Upper Midwest Modesty and Norwegian Good Humor

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Walter Mondale, who transformed the role of the vice president during Jimmy Carter’s one-term presidency, yet suffered a crushing political defeat as the Democratic nominee against incumbent Ronald Reagan in 1984, has died. He was 93. Mondale, often called by his nickname “Fritz,” died Monday in Minneapolis, his family said in a statement. No cause […]

Source: Deadline


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Virtual Visit by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to the State of California

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Day 1 Focusing on Norway and California’s partnership in the global effort to combat climate change, their strong coastal cultures, and their shared interest in deploying new technology to promote a sustainable future, the program for Day 1 will addresses how important an exchange of ideas is to achieving common climate goals. HRH Crown Prince […]

Source: Norway Events


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Norwegian Corporate Training Startup Attensi Raises $26M from NYC’s Lugard Road, DX Ventures

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Corporate training startup Attensi — which originally emerged out of Oslo, Norway — has raised $26 million from New York-based Lugard Road Capital, DX Ventures (a VC fund backed by Delivery Hero) and existing shareholder Viking Venture. The new funding will be used to expand in North America and Europe. Attensi uses a gamified approach to corporate training, […]

Source: TechCrunch


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