Tag Archives: Scientist

Study: Northern Norway towards 2030

Norut and SINTEF have gazed into the future and on September 8 they presented scenarios for industrial development in the north 20 years into the future. Based on Northern Norway’s development potential, as well as the Norwegian Government’s clear political intensions to invest in the High North, Norut and SINTEF carried out on their own initiative ...

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 ...

Early skeleton sheds light on primate evolution

NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly complete skeleton of a small 47 million-year-old creature found in Germany was displayed Tuesday by scientists who said it would help illuminate the early evolution of monkeys, apes and humans. About the size of a small cat, the animal has four legs and a long tail. It's not ...

Al Gore to attend “Melting Ice: Regional Dramas, Global Wake-Up Call”

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, foreign ministers and climate change scientists will meet on 28 April in the town of Tromsø in Northern Norway to discuss the impacts of melting ice in the Arctic and mountain areas worldwide. The conference is by invitation only. Mr Gore and Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre will make ...

Norwegian scientists develope new method for CO2 cleaning

Photo: Ian Britton

Norwegian scientists have developed a new, better and cheaper method for CO2 cleaning, reports Aftenposten. Scientists at the University of Oslo and the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) have turned the whole CO2 cleaning process upside down. They have developed methods for removing 100 percent of the C02 amount in natural gas even before ...

Norwegian and Texan scientists collaborate

A group of Norwegian scientists from the medical field visited Houston February 16-19. The Baylor School of Medicine and Dr. Mike Friedlander hosted them and arranged meetings with numerous specialists in science and medicine at the college. Consul General Seim met with the group and Dr. Friedlander Monday 16 February, and was given a brief presentation ...