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Svalbard tourism faces restrictions as temperatures keep rising

Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard is in the midst of recording its mildest January in 90 years. Climate researchers think temperatures will keep on...

Electric car owners’ costs jump

UPDATED: Norwegian politicians have offered lots of electric car incentives over the years but they're quickly disappearing, even as Norway urgently needs to cut...

Climate measures fail to impress

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre can't seem to win these days. Just as his Labour Party crashed in public opinion polls again, Støre also...

Norway’s ‘climate bomb’ contained

It's being called the beginning of the end of the oil age in Norway: State oil and energy company Equinor's decision to put development...

Gas leak and emissions ‘enormous’

Methane gas emissions were swirling over Scandinavia this week, after explosions on two Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea blew out a total...

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...

Norway tries to save the seas

It may seem hypocritical for Norway, as an oil producing nation with lots of offshore platforms and occasional spills, to lead international efforts to...

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...

Støre accused of more ‘blah, blah…’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Halfway through the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Norway is still mostly throwing more money at others to cut emissions while...

Norway braced for battle in Glasgow

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's new Labour prime minister headed for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow that opened on Monday, armed with more...

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