Tag: norway

Norway’s electric car drive belies national reliance on fossil fuels

Two-thirds of sales at end of 2020 were battery electric vehicles despite dependence on oil and gas drilling Norway became the first country to sell more electric cars than petrol, hybrid and diesel engines put together last year, new data shows, with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) accounting for two-thirds of sales in the final months […]

Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

‘Stunned’ scientists say there is little doubt global heating is to blame for the loss A total of 28 trillion tonnes of ice have disappeared from the surface of the Earth since 1994. That is stunning conclusion of UK scientists who have analysed satellite surveys of the planet’s poles, mountains and glaciers to measure how […]

‘Spectacular’ artefacts found as Norway ice-patch melts

Discoveries exposed by retreating ice include snowshoe for horses and bronze age ski The retreat of a Norwegian mountain ice patch, which is melting because of climate change, has revealed a lost Viking-era mountain pass scattered with “spectacular” and perfectly preserved artefacts that had been dropped by the side of the road. The pass, at […]

Ivar Giaever: Global Warming Revisited (2015)

Seeing as this is such a hot topic on Facebook and across the internet, due to the speaker calling out Obama as being “dead wrong”, and the video has yet to be posted on YouTube, I figured I would be the first one. This speech was given by Ivar Griaever, who shares a Nobel Prize […]