Green Germany J-Term Blog

Learning about the work of Bellona in the most energy efficient building in Norway.

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Meeting with Bellona (1/20)

The Bellona Foundation is an environmental NGO that was founded in 1986 as a direct action protest group.  The Foundation has since grown and is now an advisor on climate and energy policies and has offices in Washington DC, Brussels, Oslo, St. Petersburg and Murmansk.

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Oil Companies and Floating Wind Turbines? (1/18)

Today we paid a visit to Statoil, a Norwegian oil company that is 67% government owned, present in 34 countries and an employer to 20,000 people.  This company extracts 1.96 million barrels of oil per day, which makes it the 3rd largest exporter of oil in the world.  We visited the company to learn more about the oil industry and to hear about new innovations in the renewable sector.

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