Norway is building a floating underwater road tunnel – the longest and deepest sub-sea road tunnel in the world.@wef#Norway #tech #innovation #construction #architecture pic.twitter.com/e9XAX9lAWV
— CIS (UK) Ltd (@CISGroupUK) May 27, 2018
(Video, header image courtesy World Economic Forum.)
Norway, flush with oil money, is aware the boom won’t last. And one of the biggest fossil fuel C02 footprints? Commercial aircraft. So this is welcome research.
Norway has a… different approach to prisons.
Most recently, David Byrne has celebrated and contrasted Norwegian and USA prison systems in his ‘Reasons To Be Cheeful’ blog.
On a date every year in October, just after midnight, Norwegian citizens’ annual tax returns are posted online – and the country’s Norwegian newspapers leap to produce top ten lists of the country’s highest earners, the incomes and taxes paid by the political and cultural elites, celebrities and sportspeople. There are a few limits on how the data is disclosed. Only total income and total tax paid is revealed.