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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...

Equinor CEO keen to promote tax bill

Norway's state oil company Equinor, which reported record high quarterly profits on Wednesday, was quick to boast that it expects to pay NOK 130...

Oslo residents want to halt oil production

A majority of Norwegians still want to search for more oil, but not those living in Oslo and several other Norwegian cities. Yet another...

Another survey backs oil industry

Support for climate-oriented political parties in Norway is rising and anti-oil activists mounted a demonstration Thursday that shut down a major oil terminal. Recent...

Norway’s climate policy defies UN

NEWS ANALYSIS: The front pages of Norwegian newspapers on Tuesday were all prominently featuring the UN's dire report this week that deadly climate change...

Experts want to move the ice edge

As Norway continues to allow more oil drilling in the Arctic to find new sources of both oil and gas, researchers want to expand...

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