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NORWAY’S SUPREME COURT OKS ARCTIC OIL DRILLING: Environmental organizations challenging drilling due to climate impact lose so-called ‘lawsuit of the century’ in 11-4 decision

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A landmark ruling by Norway’s Supreme Court means oil drilling up to the edge of the marine boundary surrounding Svalbard will be legally valid during the coming years and decades, after four environmental organizations lost a so-called “lawsuit of the century” challenging the country’s drilling plans due to their harmful climate impacts.