Iceland will have to increase energy production by 125% in order to achieve a full transition to green energy, a new government report indicates. Iceland’s
The Arctic Circle Assembly took place in Harpa last October. Dignitaries from all over the world attended the event, filling up the conference centre with important-looking people in suits, younger people in tighter-fitting suits handing them papers, and slightly-more-dishevelled people with backpacks poring over figures and data with a look of concern.
The doyen at the helm of this event, which even now, when a global pandemic is raging, brings more than 1,500 in-person participants from over 50 countries to Reykjavík, is Iceland’s former president for over two decades, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. The Assembly was cancelled in 2020, but this year, Ólafur Ragnar sent out invites for a party.
Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson met yesterday morning to discuss the ongoing coalition talks between the Left-Green Movement, Independence Party,
The first televised debate for Iceland’s upcoming election on September 25 was held last night by national broadcaster RÚV. Party leaders of all ten parties
“All research has shown that here in Iceland the average temperature is closely linked to the temperature of the sea. There is no other single
The Icelandic state will aim for a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, not 40% as was decided at the beginning of the
Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir presented the government’s updated climate action plan today. Its 48 actions are projected to bring down Iceland’s carbon emissions by
Iceland will broaden its methods of measuring the nation’s prosperity to include social and environmental factors as well as economic ones. The Icelandic government has
German chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Nordic prime ministers in Reykjavík next week, Vísir reports. The international leaders plan to discuss issues related to
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