Norway oil: Environmentalists sue over oil exploration

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BBC News—Norway is accused of violating the Paris climate change agreement by issuing oil exploration licences.

Norway sued over Arctic oil exploration plans. The case, led by Greenpeace, claims Norwegian government has violated constitutional right to a healthy environment and contravenes Paris agreement The Norwegian government is being sued by climate activists over a decision to open up areas of the Arctic Ocean for oil exploration, a move they say endangers the lives of existing and future generations. The plaintiffs, led by environmental organisations Greenpeace and Youth and Nature, will on Tuesday claim that the Norwegian government has...