Due to the collapse in the price of oil, oil-exporting economies are experiencing a huge loss of foreign revenues. This may create a window of opportunity to transition away from resource dependence.
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They tend to see green heavy-duty cleaners as ineffective, but love green gentle products such as body lotions, write Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
The article "Ecosystem wealth in the Barents Sea" has been published in Ecological Economics.
How can retail companies contribute to reduce plastic consumption? NHH researchers will find answers.
Former NHH student Francesca Accerbi travelled from a little village on the Ligurian coast in Northern Italy and ended up in Orkla’s headquarters.
One thing in particular makes Stine Vintervoll very happy: NHH students with a passion for the environment.
NHH gives staff a charity gift card, which they can spend on the cause they wish to support. ‘We want to create less waste and support good causes,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
‘My best tip is to start thinking in new ways,’ said Fredrik Kondrup, founder and CEO of Indo Naturals. He attended this year’s CEMS Global Responsibility Week.
THE OCEAN deals with innovations and new collaborations within the sustainable use of ocean resources. `The conference provides a perfect meeting ground to discuss and develop new ideas´says Linda Nøstbakken.
Trond M. Døskeland: Finance can solve the climate crisis, but may also make matters worse.
NHH wants to contribute to more fact-based dissemination of issues relating to climate change and energy transition. The school is now entering into a collaboration with Norsk klimastiftelse – the Norwegian Climate Foundation.
Gunnar S. Eskeland and Kristin Linnerud: Good prospects for offshore wind and irreversible costs related to on-land wind are good reasons to choose a step by step development of on-land wind in Norway. It may prove profitable to wait.
‘The finance sector cannot stay indifferent to the climate changes. PE companies must take a more active role in the development of an environmentally friendly planet,’ says financial researcher Carsten Bienz.
This week Torfinn Harding and Po Yin Wong are participating at a workshop in Washington D.C. The Meeting is hosted by The World Bank and NHH.
Linda Nøstbakken is NHH’s new Professor. She has just been promoted to full Professor in resource economics.
On Tuesday 10 June 2014 Patrick André Narbel will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
More and more economists are critical of the prevailing climate policy and believe that Norway must consider leaving its oil where it is. 'This is a very controversial view, because Norway has become so dependent on its oil revenues,' says Professor Gunnar S. Eskeland.
Nature's ability to absorb carbon dioxide is poorer than previous analyses have indicated. Three NHH researchers have developed a model that calculates the amount of carbon emissions that nature can tolerate. The later we implement climate measures, the more expensive they will be.