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Norway Investments in Renewable Energy 'Could Change the World'

Norway Investments in Renewable Energy 'Could Change the World' | Le flux d'Infogreen.lu | Scoop.it

Brandon Baker With more than $750 billion of holdings in its sovereign wealth fund, Norway is on the brink of potentially making renewable energy investments around the world.

Erna Solberg, who will be named Norway’s second female prime minister, has already heard proposals from her government to use sovereign wealth fund money to invest in sustainable companies and projects in developing countries, Climate News Network reported today. Leader of the conservative party, Solberg won the election in September.
She hasn’t publicly discussed the specific companies and projects the country might invest in, but there are already high hopes.
“If Norway actually does this, it will be an unprecedented shift in the global investment community and also for tangible action on climate change,” said Samantha Smith, head of the global climate and energy initiative at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Financial analysts predict that other nations will follow Norway’s lead and also invest in renewable energy projects. Pension funds in Denmark and the Netherlands already support the renewables sector.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, October 15, 2013 4:01 PM

At least some countries have positive balances and know very well what to do with the extra money!

Organic Social Media's curator insight, October 18, 2013 9:58 AM

Brandon Baker With more than $750 billion of holdings in its sovereign wealth fund, Norway is on the brink of potentially making renewable energy investments around the world.

António Sousa Correia's curator insight, October 20, 2013 6:11 AM

An example to conscient and wealthy govenments...

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Je danserai malgré tout... dans les rues de Tunis

Je danserai malgré tout... dans les rues de Tunis | Le flux d'Infogreen.lu | Scoop.it
La Tunisie est, historiquement, le pays le plus avancé dans le monde arabe en matière de laïcité.

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Marie T.'s curator insight, January 18, 2015 1:00 PM

Le spectacle vivant comme message politique ? Un article qui peut être utile pour notre réflexion.

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Je danserai malgré tout... dans les rues de Tunis

Je danserai malgré tout... dans les rues de Tunis | Le flux d'Infogreen.lu | Scoop.it
La Tunisie est, historiquement, le pays le plus avancé dans le monde arabe en matière de laïcité.

Via Mil3000, ERousselin, association concert urbain
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Marie T.'s curator insight, January 18, 2015 1:00 PM

Le spectacle vivant comme message politique ? Un article qui peut être utile pour notre réflexion.