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Monday, 13 November 2017

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World's eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins
Oslo, Norway 13 November 2017 – Tomorrow, environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil violates the Paris Agreement as well as the Norwegian constitution. Winning the case could set a precedent for future climate cases around the world.Norway's Grandparents Climate Campaign has also joined the case, as intervenors against the government and in support of the environmental groups. Truls Gulowsen, Head of Greenpeace Norway said: "This is a big day for all of us fighting climate change and greedy governments around the world. By allowing...
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