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#union #iww #ows #p2 #tlot #tcot How Norway intends to give ‘first aid’ to the planet’s climate http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1304496--how-norway-intends-to-give-first-aid-to-the-planet-s-climate Norway, which has led developed nations by investing billions of dollars to slow tropical deforestation, announced plans on Wednesday to step up its efforts as part of “first aid” to slow climate change. Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, whose country is rich thanks to offshore oil and gas, said new measures to slow global warming were needed now because a new UN-led climate deal is due to be agreed only in 2015 and enter into force from 2020. “In the meantime we must give the climate first aid,” he told a news conference. “The government will step up its efforts to slow deforestation and work to cut e...