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Video from Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Svalbard

UN chief sees climate change first-hand UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the Arctic on Sept. 1 to witness the effects of global warming ahead of key international climate talks in Copenhagen in December. At Svalbard, Ban visited Ny-Ålesund, the quickly developing research village at the archipelago. He met with director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Jan ...

StatoilHydro gives climate advice to the UN

Chief executive Helge Lund is a member of the UN secretary-general’s advisory group on energy and climate change. (Photo: Harald Pettersen)

The Norwegian energy company StatoilHydro’s experience in carbon capture and storage was presented to the United Nations’ expert group on climate and energy in Stockholm, Sweden on August 20. Chief executive Helge Lund has been appointed member of the expert panel who will be advising the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on energy related issues in connection with ...