The Sophie Prize Winner 2010, the American climate scientist James Hansen, believes it is possible to win the fight against tar sand. At his private blog Hansen recently expressed how he is encouraged by the mobilization in Norway against Statoil’s tar sand production in Canada.
The Sophie Prize Award 2013 will take place on October 28Monday 13 May 2013
The Sophie Prize Award-winner 2013 will soon be announced. Normally the award ceremony takes place in the middle of June. This year there will be a big award ceremony on the 28th of October.
By Gro Eva Farseth Joly
It is a great honour for me to be awarded the Sophie Prize. I accept it with a huge debt of gratitude and with an enormous sense of my own inadequacy.
By Liv Røhnebæk Bjergene
”Today’s economic system is at odds with the limits set by nature. Too many decisions are based on short-term profit for a few select groups rather than a moral and fair distribution of the world's resources”.
the individuals ability to change the world"