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Norwegian Youth Taking Government to Court Over 'Unconstitutional' Arctic Drilling


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Norwegian Youth Taking Government to Court Over 'Unconstitutional' Arctic Drilling

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Taking a page from young people in the United States and elsewhere who are standing up for their right to healthy environment, Norwegian youth on Monday filed suit against their country's government for expanding Arctic oil drilling despite increasingly dire warnings about the impact that such activity is having on the planet's climate.


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Good luck with that. 60% of Norway's GDP comes from oil and gas. With the price of oil being where it is, it's gonna be an uphill battle. That, of course, if Norway doesn't want to compromise on the standard of living.


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Too bad we haven't that Amendment in our constitution.