Monthly Archives: February 2008

Rapeseed oil in the tank (FAME)

At Brunnsholms Säteri, an integrated approach has been applied for production of biodiesel. The rapeseeds are pressed for oil production, the remains from the press are used as food for the animals and remaining biomass, the “straw”, is used for … Continue reading

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US in focus

I feel that most of my reports have been about European issues from an European perspective. Today I want to spend some lines on the US development. US essentially face the same challenge as Europe.The transport sector has increased the … Continue reading

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The importance of separate bus lanes

My trip to work yesterday took 1 hour and 20 minutes. An accident caused a traffic chaos. Irritated, I looked at the bus that tried to squeeze its way in to my lane. Buses should have their own lanes, for … Continue reading

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Bus charter to the Alps

I spent last week with my family skiing in the Alps. We had a wonderful week with seven days with plenty of snow and a lot of sun. We took a bus charter from Gothenburg (Sweden) to Rauris in Austria. … Continue reading

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CNG for all new buses in Delhi

Close to midnight Indian time, I finally got to write some lines from the last two days. Early in the morning the 5th most of the speakers from the seminar in Bangalore travelled together to Delhi. The trip went smooth … Continue reading

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Two environmental ministers

In the morning yesterday (the 6th of February) I took the opportunity to run in the adjacent park. I got closely acquainted with the traffic, almost too closely; the left hand driving requires some extra attention. The morning air was … Continue reading

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Traffic jam in India

For the first times for months I have been able to run with shorts, the last couple of days here in Bangalore in India. Yesterday, Maria Karlsson turned out to be an enthusiastic runner. We took two laps around the … Continue reading

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Food for thought

A recent report by UN/GBEP (supported by in total 184 NGOs from AAFC to WWF) highlights the importance of global energy efficiency from many aspects: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/a1348e/a1348e00.pdf One would assume that the recently proposed EU directive for sustainable energy would be … Continue reading

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