Contested Windpower in Norway: Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

Are we preventing climate change by large-scale environmental destruction? Jon Erik Finnvold (NOVA, OsloMet) talks on the contestations of wind power investments in Southern Norway.  

Two modern windmills in a rural landscape
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This week, Jan Erik Finnvold will talk about "Preventing climatic change by large-scale environmental destruction? The case of wind power investments in southern Norway".

Jan Erik Finnvold is a senior researcher at the Welfare Research Institute NOVA, one of the largest social research institutes in Norway at the Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). Besides his interest in the political ecology of wind-power, his main interests are social inequality, disability, health services, immigrant health and inclusive education. 

About the event

The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We will invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.

Tags: Environmental Humanities, HF, IKOS, OSEH, Climate Change, Environment, NOVA, Green Energy
Published Mar. 18, 2019 4:30 PM - Last modified May 29, 2019 4:11 PM