Cashing Out From the Climate Casino
The worldâs financial community is finally rousing itself in the fight against global warming.
Right-Wing Populist Is Blocked From Joining Nobel Peace Prize Committee
The politician, Carl I. Hagen, opposes immigration and Islam, denies climate change and supports President Trump.
In Norway, Fighting the Culling of Reindeer With a Macabre Display
A young indigenous Sami reindeer herder is suing the Norwegian government at the Supreme Court, with a little help from his sister â and her hundreds of bullet-ridden reindeer skulls.
Russia, U.S. and Other Nations Restrict Fishing in Thawing Arctic
In a âlandmark agreement,â eight nations and the European Union reached an agreement to impose a moratorium on fishing in newly ice-free areas in the high Arctic.
âIt Was a Blood Bathâ: Freight Trains Kill 110 Reindeer in Norway
Animal advocacy groups urge speed limits, new fencing and digital tracking to prevent more accidents.
Norwayâs Wealth Fund Considers Divesting From Oil Shares
The move signals that the country, Europeâs top producer, does not have full confidence in oilâs future.
As Wild Salmon Decline, Norway Pressures Its Giant Fish Farms
New rules to combat sea lice have angered Norwayâs important aquaculture industry. But environmental groups want to go much further.
Global Economyâs Stubborn Reality: Plenty of Work, Not Enough Pay
Even as job markets are tight in many major economies, low unemployment is failing to spur robust increases in wages, leaving workers angry.
Why Arenât Wages Rising Faster Now That Unemployment Is Lower?
When labor markets tighten, wages are expected to rise. But in recent years, as unemployment has fallen below 5 percent in the United States, wages have not been increasing as fast as in the past. Economists debate the reasons; workers grapple with the consequences.
Ruling Conservative-Led Bloc Wins Norwayâs National Elections
A race that was close in opinion polls, the election was viewed as a referendum on taxes, immigration, energy policy and European integration.
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