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Exhaust gas is to blame: Ground-level ozone is damaging crops

Exhaust gas emissions have doubled the amount of ground-level ozone. Vegetation is being destroyed. Food production is decreasing. Researchers now fear that the damage is greatest in the Arctic regions.

What’s the best way to implement carbon capture technology?

An Oslo-based researcher has a plan.

Scientists grow bacteria that breathe greenhouse gases

Increasing amonts of the lesser known greenhouse gas nitrous oxide in the atmosphere, could become a problem. But researchers are developing new ways of dealing with the emissions.

A new type of rice produces more food and cuts methane emissions

Scientists have developed a new type of rice plant that produces less methane gas than existing varieties, whilst also producing more rice.

Denmark aims to be rid of fossil fuels by 2050

The Earth's fossil fuels are running out and the planet is heavily burdened by CO2 emission. The Danish government has addressed this by setting an ambitious goal to end dependency on fossil fuels.

Substantial emission cuts from cars

New passenger cars in Norway are emitting increasingly smaller amounts of greenhouse gases.

Office buildings from the 80's go zero-emission

Two Norwegian office buildings have been renovated and represent Northern Europe’s first zero-emission buildings of their type. These are only the first of several.

Urgent need to phase out coal power

Coal power is one of the main causes why greenhouse gas emissions have risen at an unprecedented rate over the last 10 years. We can cut emissions using wind power, solar heat and power, highly efficient building shells and electric vehicles.

Aerosols are wild cards in climate models

Tiny airborne particles in the Earth’s atmosphere affect its climate. But uncertainties regarding their impact can be greater than reckoned in climate models, according to new Norwegian research.

The climate solutions lie in society

Researcher believes that the most effective responses to climate change will be the ones that address the society.