A little oil cut will speed up climate politics

26 July 2019 12:46

A little oil cut will speed up climate politics

Gunnar S. Eskeland: It is somewhat exciting what happens to the world's - and Norway's - remaining fossile resources. Do vi already see some of the tension in the North Sea?

Accelerating the shut down of Norwegian oil production is considered by many to be irresponsible. An important reason is that the problem with freeloaders will appear: If decreases in production are not coordinated, we will reward those moving in the opposite direction, Gunnar S. Eskeland writes.

His chronicle Litt oljekutt vil sette fart på klimapolitikken (in Norwegian) was published in Dagens Næringsliv on July 17, 2019.