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1 Do we need a less lavish lifestyle to be sustainable? Arild Hermstad

2 Founded 1974 Inspired by the book “The Future in our hands” by Erik Dammann 22.000 members 22 local groups Folkevett magazine We need you as a member

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4 Only 2 % of the global CO2 emissions come from German coal power plants. “Global warming 'irreversible' for next 1000 years:” study released 27th January 2009

5 Growth in consumption = growth in the emissions He is optimistic, since we will have a lot of money when the climate changes. But can money make up for irreversible climate change? Lord Nicholas Stern (author of report from 2006) says no, solving the problems rather than repair them will be a lot cheaper. Economist William Nordhaus

6 More consumption – increased emissions from imports Imports of selected goods, tons as an index, 1990=100 Kilder: Økologisk utsyn 1997-2006, SSBs Utenrikshandelsstatistikk. US EIA (t.o.m 2004) Estimat 2005-2006 basert på BP Statistical Review of World Energy

7 More consumption – more air travel Kilder: Statistics Norway, Avinor, FIVH

8 Two different curves

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11 What is the plan?

12 Climate crisis? No – finance crisis

13 “ We cannot let the terrorists achieve the objective of frightening our nation to the point where … people don't shop ” - Oktober 2001

14 Kilde: Isachsen m.fl: Norge i verden: Framtidsbilder 2030


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