May 11, 2012
Norway's 'Moon Landing' or Boondoggle?
Gerald Traufetter, Der Spiegel
A promise stands at the entrance: "Catching Our Future" reads the slogan Tore Amundsen hurries past. Still, it doesn't exactly smell like a clean future here in Mongstad, on the west coast of Norway, where a sweet-and-sour odor fills the air. "That comes from the refinery over there," says Amundsen, pointing to a spitting gas flare. "After all, we're in Europe's second-largest crude-oil port here," he adds apologetically as he shuts his helmet's visor.
TAGGED: Norway, Climate Change