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Record heat sets off flood warnings

Northern Norway sweated through sudden and record-high temperatures this week and now they've set off rapid melting of snow that was still lying at...

State tests new definition of a ‘heat wave’

Climate change seems to have led to such warmer temperatures more frequently that Norwegian state meteorologists will be testing out a new definition of...

Oslo still needs to save water

Even though it's finally been raining in the Norwegian capital, and quite a lot at times, it still hasn't been enough to sufficiently raise...

Water warnings high despite rain

Some welcome rain over Southern Norway in the past few days has reduced forest fire danger but water shortages loom, especially in Oslo. Not...

Climate activists disrupted Parliament

Demonstrators from the climate and environmental organization Extinction Rebellion's youth group fastened themselves to railings in the Norwegian Parliament's public gallery on Tuesday and...

Calls go out to lower speed limits

Norway's national automobile federation NAF has joined environmentalists, farmers and the Greens Party in recommending that speed limits on Norwegian highways be rolled back...

Oslo repeats water shortage warnings

City officials in the Norwegian capital are making another effort to get Oslo residents and businesses to reduce their water consumption. A lack of...

The trouble behind Equinor’s profits

Norway's state oil company Equinor is almost drowning in cash after reporting its highest profits ever this week. Top management, though, is anguishing over...

Oslo warned to conserve water

Oslo's main source of water, the lake known as Maridalsvannet, is covered with ice right now, masking problems below its surface. Water levels are...

Electricity demand puts rivers at risk

Rising demand for electricity and its record-high rates this winter are suddenly prompting Norwegian politicians to consider sacrificing even protected rivers and waterfalls for...

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