[lang_en]In all years different groups in traffic have had problems coexisting. When the car came horse-transport had to think new, when the tram came cardrivers and pedestrians had to readjust. Cyclers has been there all the time - why is it that they are the ones ending up getting all the problems? The number of
[lang_en]I drive to and from work every day, except a few times when my better half need the car. I really want to use the bus-system but its hard when you're used to just jumping in the car and a few minutes later you're at your destination. The authorities wants us to use the bus,
[lang_en]Sweden is discussing windmills today, research says that windmills have to be taller to be effective. So how far do we want to go? At Øygarden near me this project is on its way, the world's tallest windmill: Her er en skisse fra utvikler Sway AS: (Illustration from havstril.no This windmill will produce 10MW and
[lang_en]Our sun is heading towards a large peak in 2013, a century cycle of the perfect storm. Researchers warn us that we might loose power and communication and the black out will last for months. If this really is the situation its a great opportunity to go green. Not to be hysteric about it but
[lang_en]This weekend we took a ride with the new light-rail for the first time, it was awesome. I look forward to the extension of the line, I want it now! A few problems though but that is just some minor glitches, the ticket-line became too long so an employee decided to let us onto the
[lang_en] Link to the video: BA – Bybanen minute by minute. In January 2008 they started building the long awaited Bybanen (Light-rail) in my city (Bergen in Norway) and tomorrow its opening! This is phase 1 which is about 10 kilometer, I think they are starting next phase this autumn. I hope it will reduce
[lang_en]From midnight the authorities in Bergen decided even and odd numbers on car registration numbers only can drive on dates fitting the last number, odd numbers can drive on odd dates. We've had a lot of pollution lately and they have measured it to be way above allowed level. It reminds me of China and
[lang_en]The Catlin Arctic Survey team with Pen Hadow visited the north Pole earlier this year during a research project where they concluded that most of the ice will melt in 10 years during the summer. Earlier the region visited it contained thicker multiyear ice which lasted long. Now the ice is down to 1.8 meters
[lang_en]55 whales stranded on a beach near Cape Town tonight, I bet US Navy is testing their new multibeam systems tonight. Over 30 over the whales could not be saved and they decided to shoot them to stop their suffering. When will we ever learn that the new powerful sonars is creating these tragic moments?
[lang_en]I'd like to change to an electric car, for many reasons. The environment, noise, cheaper to use, free parking, free passes at toll stations and lower taxes. But til lately the selection of cars has been to small and there are issues around charging the car. If I get an electric car I need charging
[lang_en] Do you remember the reports talking about ice free arctic sea in 2040? And some horrific predictions calculating ice free summers in 2013? Guess what, most likely all of the experts were wrong. Olav Orheim predicts ice free arctic sea this summer, from Siberia - the ice is thin now and it melts fast.