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Twilight time for ‘hytte’ building

After years of massive hytte construction in Norway that fed a craving for holiday homes, the market has tumbled and authorities are reining in...

‘Arrogant’ Norwegian government appeals its oil field loss in court

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's Labour-Center government is appealing a recent court ruling that it failed to comply with an earlier Supreme Court decision, which demands climate...

Norway ‘shamed’ over its alleged disregard for climate and nature

It's been a terrible start to the New Year for anyone worried about the climate and environment in Norway, both at home and abroad....

Thumbs up for more oil from Norway, climate advocates wail

The Norwegian government defied noisy climate and environmental advocates outside a major oil industry seminar in Sandefjord on Tuesday, by handing out 62 more...

King speaks out on climate, but not on Danish abdication

Norway's King Harald V used his annual New Year's Eve address to the nation to commend youthful impatience with leaders who are not "doing...

Norway went along with latest climate compromise

Norway, one of the world's major oil producers, joined countries around the world last week in agreeing to "transition away from fossil fuels in...

Norway renews rainforest support in the Amazon

Norwegian officials confimed a new donation equivalent to USD 50 million (more than NOK 500 million) to help Brazil reduce deforestation in the Amazon....

Plastic bag sales fall by 40 percent

Higher mandatory fees on plastic bags offered by grocery stores and other merchants in Norway have led to a marked decline in their sales....

Cold wave leads to new snow warnings

Despite global warming most everywhere else, last month ended as the coldest November in Norway in years. Records were broken in many spots around...

‘War profits’ on gas fuel new debate

Norway earned record profits on gas sales last year, after the price of both gas and oil were pumped up by Russia's war on...

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