Month: August 2019

A small step in the right direction

My name is Benedicte Nergaard, and I was born and raised along the coast at Sola in Rogaland. I sailed across the Stadhavet when I was 1 year old, and there have been many boat trips since then. Interest in the sea and nature has flourished and is no longer just interest, but also my…
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On climate expeditions with Statsraaden and the Bjerknes Center

On Thursday, August 8, the sailing ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl sailed from Bergen towards Arendal, on his way to the political festival Arendalsuka. Last year, the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research and the Statsraad Lehmkuhl Foundation decided to collaborate on this voyage and turn it into a “Climate Sailing”. The plan was to fill the time…
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A green organization of the future

Many of us probably feel that we are fighting a lost fight against climate change. Bergen has beaten heat records for the last 2 years and will probably continue to do so in the years to come. I have never doubted climate change, but, like many others, I was a little unsure how much my…
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Let’s talk about sustainable economy

My name is Guido, I am 21 years old and contribute as Finance Manager in About tomorrow. My background is from economics and administration at NHH. I chose this to understand more about how economic and social systems can be utilized to promote human well-being. Economics is about utilizing scarce resources to meet needs, which…
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From cutting hair to cutting CO2 emissions

My name is Inger Kristin, I am 25 years old and I’m from Bergen. I am an educated hairdresser but decided to make a career change after getting the qualification. The choice ended with a bachelor’s degree in climate, atmospheres, and marine physics, and I am now in the third year. The reason I chose…
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