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Norway won’t stop searching for oil

Top Norwegian politicians are defying calls from the International Energy Agency (IEA) to halt more investment in new oil fields. Both the Conservatives and...

Erna: ‘No plans to change oil policy’

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been taking part in this week's virtual "Leaders Summit on Climate" at the invitation of new US President Joe...

Cargo ship adrift in stormy seas

Norwegian officials were worrying about serious environmental damage after a Dutch cargo ship floundered in stormy seas off Ålesund on Monday and then lost...

Greens fade after alienating voters

NEWS ANALYSIS: Radical politics on both the climate and social fronts have cut the popularity of Norway's Green Party by more than half in...

‘Arrogant’ oil chiefs face more grilling

Some of Norway's most powerful oil chiefs, both past and present, have been called in to a new disciplinary hearing in Parliament this month....

Thin ice killed an environmental activist

UPDATED: Norwegian environmentalists were mourning the death this week of Kurt Oddekalv, long one of the country's most high-profile and radical amongst them. Oddekalv...

‘Master plan’ for climate draws flak

The Norwegian government rolled out its new "master plan" for meeting climate goals on Friday, just a day after state meteorologists confirmed that last...

Arctic oil prevails over ‘The People’

Norway's Supreme Court (Høyesterett) ruled in favour of the state on Tuesday in a long-running landmark case billed as pitting "The People vs Arctic Oil."...

Norway no longer ‘best place to live’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Oil has long fueled Norway's hugely successful welfare state, but now it's helped knock the country off the top of the UN's...

Equinor’s refinery ‘leaking for years’

Norwegian state oil company Equinor is having to deal with even more bad news, following release of an internal report on chronic leaks from...

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