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Analysis-Norway hikes cash for rainforests, seeking corporate help to slow losses

25 Nov 2020

OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Norway is doubling the price it guarantees developing nations to keep their tropical forests standing, in a step to slow catastrophic losses and encourage big companies to invest far more in nature to combat climate change.

ANALYSIS-Norway hikes cash for rainforests, seeking corporate help to slow losses

25 Nov 2020

OSLO, Nov 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Norway is doubling the price it guarantees developing nations to keep their tropical forests standing, in a step to slow catastrophic losses and encourage big companies to invest far more in nature to combat climate change.

Sun, water and ice: Lithuania tests floating solar power

29 Sep 2020

OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a renewable energy experiment combining sun, water and ice, a Lithuanian power firm aims to install floating solar panels on a lake at a hydroelectric plant this year as part of a small but booming global market for “floatovoltaics”.

FEATURE-Sun, water and ice: Lithuania tests floating solar power

29 Sep 2020

OSLO, Sept 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a renewable energy experiment combining sun, water and ice, a Lithuanian power firm aims to install floating solar panels on a lake at a hydroelectric plant this year as part of a small but booming global market for “floatovoltaics”.

From California to Oslo - foreign subsidies fuel Norway's e-car boom, for now

21 Mar 2019

OSLO On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a global flow of pre-owned electric cars to Norway powered by green subsidies elsewhere in the world.

Airlines stall in tackling climate change - investor group

05 Mar 2019

OSLO Airlines are doing too little in the fight against global warming, a study funded by investors with $13 trillion (9.9 trillion pounds) of assets under management said on Tuesday.

Airlines stall in tackling climate change - investor group

05 Mar 2019

* Delta, Lufthansa, United, ANA best at managing climate risks

Norway wealth fund shrugs off Brexit, plans rise in UK investments

27 Feb 2019

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion (£753 billion) sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, said on Wednesday it planned to keep increasing its investments in Britain, and it shrugged off uncertainties about Brexit.

Evidence for man-made global warming hits 'gold standard': scientists

26 Feb 2019

OSLO Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a "gold standard" level of certainty, adding pressure for cuts in greenhouse gases to limit rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday.

Evidence for man-made global warming hits 'gold standard' - scientists

25 Feb 2019

OSLO Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a "gold standard" level of certainty, adding pressure for cuts in greenhouse gases to limit rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday.

World News

PM Johnson and EU chief seek to break Brexit impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday to try to break an impasse in trade talks with time running out to avoid a chaotic end to the Brexit saga.