Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2011«

Bombdådet i Oslo och morden på Utöya

July 25, 2011

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Bombdådet i Oslo och de fasansfulla morden på Utöya påverkar oss alla. Det är ofattbart att en sådan handling kan planeras. Vi vet nu att attentaten inte hade något att göra med det faktum att Norge är ett oljeland men då första nyheterna om bombdådet kom och att oljeministeriet skadats fanns tanken där. Tankarna går […]

Thunder and Lightning / Blixt och dunder

July 22, 2011

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I am currently on the island of Gotland and I had not planned to write a blog this week. However, Thursday evening’s events have made me change my mind. The electrical storm that passed the island was the most entrancing display I have experienced. There were an astonishing number of lightning strikes and their thunder […]

Global Conference on Global Warming

July 14, 2011

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For the first time I have been invited to a conference on global warming so it was with excited expectation that I travelled to Lisbon where the conference was to be held (Global Conference on Global Warming). As well as listening to the invited speakers there was also the opportunity to submit ones own contribution […]

Almedalen 2011

July 6, 2011

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Sometimes things change quickly. Last Sunday was the conclusion of the Tällberg Forum and the following Monday I travelled to Visby [on the island of Gotland] for the political week in Almedalen. When I arrived and saw all the activity underway the distance from Tällberg felt long. However, that evening I listened to the speech […]

Tällberg Forum 2011 (English)

July 4, 2011

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(In Swedish as separate blog) It is time to summarise 2011’s edition of the Tällberg Forum. In a purely geographic sense the forum had moved its tent from Tällberg to Sigtuna but the rest was as usual. One should mention that the idea behind the Tällberg Forum is to gather together a variety of people […]

Tällberg forum 2011 (Swedish)

July 4, 2011

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(An English version will as a new blog) Det är dags att summera 2011 års upplaga av Tällberg forum. Rent geografiskt hade man flyttat sitt foumtält från Tällberg till Sigtuna, men för övrigt var det mesta sig likt. Det är på plats att nämna att tanken bakom Tällberg forum är att en mångfald från alla […]

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