The Liberal Party (V) does not want new licenses to be issued for oil exploration, the party’s national leadership decided on Friday night.
Thus, the delegates followed the wishes of the Minister of Climate and Environment and Deputy Chairman Sveinung Rotevatn, who chaired the program committee.
“It is a pretty big step for the party, but I think the time has come. We simply do not believe that it is good for the climate to explore increasingly remote sea areas for more and more complicated resources,” Rotevatn told news bureau NTB on Tuesday.
The Liberal Party will also vote on such a proposal at its national meeting this weekend, while the Christian Democratic Party (KRF) will votw on the issue at its national meeting next weekend.
The Liberal Party’s national leadership also decided that they are in favor of wind power both on land and at sea and that the party wants to build more power cables to Europe and electrify the Norwegian shelf.
Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayFinance
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