The Spectator

Tim Ecott: Why we should let Faroe islanders hunt whales

OPINION: “It’s one of the world’s most ancient traditions – and it does little lasting harm”, writes Tim Rcott in this article in The Spectator. “The grindadráp (whale hunt) is not merely something from the Faroese past. It is a reminder of their relationship to the sea, and the meat is still a favourite delicacy. Wouldn’t it…

Elkems kinesiske eier vil ha norsk teknologi

Elkems kompetanse og teknologi blir høyt verdsatt av sine kinesiske eiere. Nå vil Elkems eiere, China National BlueStar, innføre Elkems grønne løsninger i hjemmemarkedet. Elkem er et av verdens ledende selskaper innen energieffektiv produksjon av metallprodukter- og materialer. Leder for strategi og forretningsutvikling i China National BlueStar, Olivier de Clermont Tonnerre, trekker frem Elkem som…

Green energy: Faroes wish to learn from China

The chairman of the Faroe Business Committee, Mr Alfred Olsen told oljan.fo that as the Faroe parliament has passed a motion, whereby the Faroes pledge to reduce their CO2 emissions, diminish the islands dependency upon fossil fuels and deliver a larger part of the islands electricity requirements from a sustainable source, e.g. a green source,…