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Posterity vs. Norway oil case rests without ruling

Thursday marked the final day in court for Greeenpeace's appeal case against the Norwegian government. Now only one ruling remains concerning the principal matter of oil extraction.

Photo: Jason White/Greenpeace

After two weeks in court, the principal case on Norwegian oil extraction has not reached a resolution.

Two environmental groups, Greenpeace Norden and Natur og Ungdom, maintain their position that the Norwegian government's 13 oil and gas extraction licenses in the Barents Sea are in conflict with the aims of the Paris Climate Accord as well as an environmental legal paragraph in the country's constitution.

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