Will Norway choose to be responsible?

2017-09-10

in Economics, Politics, The environment

I have written before about Norway’s awkward tension between wanting to be a responsible global citizen and wanting to continue to sell oil.

Their ongoing election demonstrates the tension starkly. The Green Party, which may end up holding the balance of power in a divided legislature, opposes further hydrocarbon development. By contrast, a slogan of the dubiously named Progress Party is: “Trust us, we will bring up every drop”.

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Milan September 12, 2017 at 12:01 am

It seems they are no better than Canadians:

Norway’s rightwing coalition claims victory in general election

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