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Kim Bye Bruun

Kim Bye Bruun

Kim Bye Bruun is seconded to Northern Lights from Shell. He joined Shell as a Graduate External Affairs Advisor in 2006 and has since then held various communications roles for Shell’s Upstream and Downstream businesses in Norway and South Africa, worked as Business Advisor for Shell’s VP Norway and Project Manager for the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, looking after a portfolio of environmental improvement projects. Prior to joining Northern Lights he was part of Shell’s Group Carbon team with responsibility for CCUS policy and advocacy. Before joining Shell, Kim worked as Field Coordinator and Logistician for the humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières in Angola, DR Congo, Ethiopia and Afghanistan. He holds a master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Tromsø, Norway, and an MBA from London Business School.

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What is carbon offsetting? If you are concerned about global warming and you are the CEO of a corporation in Europe or the US, and your company’s production plants pollute the air and water with various chemicals, then you’d naturally want to do s…
1. Plant-Centered Diet Photo by Anna Pelzer on Unsplash The Western diet is increasingly meat-centered and raising livestock accounts for nearly 15% of global greenhouse gasses. If livestock were a nation of their own, it would be the third gre…
The story of how we got to climate change is familiar to most of us: our extractive human habits, free market economies, and short-sighted use of new inventions gave us coal-fired power plants, industrial farming, and gas guzzling automobiles. These …
William E. Rees, in his essay ”A blot on the land“ (Nature 421, 898; 2003), uses the ecological-footprint concept to argue that the “carrying capacity” of the Earth has been exceeded because of technological and economic growth, and to counter s…
With COP26 still underway in Glasgow, Scotland, a leaked report from the IPCC (The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) states that the only way to avoid climate collapse is to end capitalism’s perpetual economic growth model. …
Albert Einstein supposedly said that “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” This statement, made a long time before global warming, is acutely relevant today, not only in solving chronic health problems bu…
Summary of Workshop by Roar Bjonnes The slogan “Think Globally, Act Locally” has been around for some years now. Only a few decades ago, vibrant local economies were indeed more prevalent: people grew food in their own backyards, local agriculture…

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