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Dec 20, 2012

Mayr Melnhof Karton to Acquire Sodra’s Follafoss mill

Södra and Mayr Melnhof Karton have signed a Letter of Intent where Mayr Melnhof Karton intends to purchase 100% of the shares in Södra Cell Folla AS and thereby take over Södra’s pulp mill in Follafoss.

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Dec 6, 2012

Norway Pays Brazil for Deforestation Cut Amid Verification Row

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June 27, 2012

REDD+ a “game changer” in the move towards a global green economy, says Norwegian Minister

Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation schemes, or REDD+, could be the “game changer” that enables forest-rich countries to meet sustainable development goals and work toward a greener economy, said the Norwegian Minster for Environment at a recent CIFOR event.

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20 June 2012

Guyana to soon receive US $40M from Norway

Prime Minister of Norway Mr.

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20 May, 2012

Moving REDD+ forward: more structured discussion on the drivers of deforestation is needed

Greater coordination amongst donor countries is required in order to secure environmental and social standar

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21 May 2012

Norway SWF told to invest in land as climate change hedge

Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global should invest in agricultural land and forests as a hedge against any climate change policies that governments around the world may introduce, according to a report specially prepared by investment consultant Mercer.

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May 13, 2012

Norway acts as others drag feet on carbon emissions

Advocates of burying the world's carbon emissions underground have long pushed for a global price on greenhouse gases.

But their goal appears ever more elusive as nations fail year after year to agree on putting a price to carbon worldwide.

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March 29, 2012

Beauty and the Beast: Norway’s investments in rainforest protection and rainforest destruction

While the Norwegian government has been widely commended for its efforts to protect the world’s rainforests th

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21 February 2012

Norway Provides the UN Environment Programme With Over U.S.$30 Million of Support

As a tangible commendation of the mandate and achievements of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the Government of Norway has committed NOK 200 million (US$35 million) for the 2012-2013 biennium to support activities across UNEP's Programme of Work.

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Jan 18, 2012

Norway pledges $300 million/year to green world's power

(Published by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon)


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