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Alister Doyle

Jan 20 2017

Ancient warm period hints at bigger-than-expected sea level rise

OSLO Sea levels could rise by a greater-than-expected six meters (20 ft) over many centuries even if governments cap global warming around current levels, scientists said on Thursday, based on clues from an ancient warm period.

Jan 18 2017

World temperatures hit new high in 2016 for third year in a row

OSLO World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday.

Jan 18 2017

Norway still violating killer Breivik's human rights -lawyer

OSLO Norway is still violating the human rights of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik despite some easing of his near-isolation in jail since he massacred 77 people in 2011, his lawyer told a court on Wednesday at the end of a case about his conditions.

Jan 17 2017

Norwegians shun Breivik hearing; killer's only visitor is paid "friend"

OSLO Anders Behring Breivik's massacre of 77 people still haunts Norwegians, yet ever fewer care about the neo-Nazi locked in a cell where his only "friend" is paid to visit.

Jan 12 2017

Climate changing for "green bonds" even in face of Trump scepticism

LONDON/OSLO A niche market in debt raised to fund environmental projects may be set for significant growth and could make a bigger contribution to the trillions of dollars needed to stop the world overheating.

Jan 12 2017

Killer Breivik says he has got 'stranger', more radical in jail

SKIEN, Norway Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said on Thursday he felt he had become "stranger and stranger" and more radical in his right-wing views in jail and blamed it on near-isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.

Jan 11 2017

Killer Breivik wants to spread ever more radical Nazi ideology: Norway

SKIEN, Norway Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik wants to spread his ever more radical Nazi-style ideology, Norway's attorney general said on Wednesday in defending Breivik's near-isolation in jail after a court ruled the conditions breached his rights.

Jan 10 2017

Mass killer Breivik makes Nazi salute again at appeal on jail conditions

SKIEN, Norway Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik gave a Nazi salute on Tuesday to a court where Norway appealed against a ruling that it has violated his human rights by keeping him in virtual isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.

Jan 09 2017

Norway seeks to overturn ruling it violated killer Breivik's rights

SKIEN, Norway Norway will appeal on Tuesday against a court ruling that it violated the human rights of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik by keeping him too isolated in jail after he massacred 77 people in 2011.

Jan 06 2017

Vast iceberg poised to crack off Antarctica: scientists

OSLO A vast iceberg, expected to be one of the biggest ever recorded with an area almost the size of the U.S. state of Delaware or the Caribbean island state of Trinidad and Tobago, is poised to break off Antarctica.

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