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About Tina Andersen Vågenes

Tina Andersen Vågenes is a member of the national board of Young Friends of the Earth Norway (Natur og Ungdom).

Articles by Tina Andersen Vågenes

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Subsidising climate change

We need to raise awareness about how the rich oil nations keep subsidising oil extraction whilst agreeing that the world needs to cut emissions. Taxpayers cannot passively let their governments do this.

Toxic waste: the death of the fjords?

The Nordic mining industry is planning to fill up Norway’s famous fjords with toxic waste. Fast earnings and cheap disposal methods may ruin the ecosystem. Massive protests against the government have begun, says Young Friends of the Earth Norway. 

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