While some are sceptical of windmills in the countryside, Prime Minister Erna Solberg is pleased with the upswing in wind power development. In a statement to the Bergens Tidende daily newspaper, she says that climate changes are by far the greatest threat to nature.
Mrs. Solberg told Bergens Tidende that the climate changes may lead to biological changes that will be difficult to reverse. She is also of the opinion that Norway will need much more new power production in the future, and that we need to realise that the entire energy system is undergoing major changes.
Read the whole article in Bergens Tidende here.
The Paris Agreement and ISBS, the UN climate panel, have demanded a faster pace in the transition to a low emission society. Norsk Vind AS wishes to be part of the solution and the change of pace towards zero emissions, and are seeking more competent employees.
This was written by Kristoffer Rypdal in a contribution to the debate in the VG newspaper on 24 October. Dr. Rypdal is a professor with the UiT – Norway's Arctic University and of the opinion that Hogne Hongset presented erroneous, flimsy and unserious claims in his article in VG two days earlier.