1. Norway (24914 kWh) / 2. Iceland (24314 kWh) / 3. Canada (15106 kWh) / 4. Sweden (14937 kWh) / 5. Finland (14542 kWh) / Source: OECD
Norwegians went to the polls last week and for the first time, the future of Norway's petroleum sector was a key election issue. Many now argue the country must wean itself off oil and gas as soon as possible, yet the government will be pushing for opening up new areas for exploration in the Arctic north.
This week, can Norway wean itself off fossil fuels while pushing for Arctic oil? Who’s voting for the environment in Germany’s upcoming election? Plus, how climate lobbyists are blocking efforts to fight climate change.
A landmark free trade deal linking the European Union and Canada has come into effect despite lingering opposition from activists. The EU hailed the pact as one of its most ambitious ever, "setting a new standard."
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