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Progressive Party Welcomes Global Warming

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Pall Stefansson, Iceland Review

In a draft resolution to be presented at this weekend’s bi-annual congress of the Progressive Party, which is chaired by Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, global warming is described as bringing “exciting” opportunities.

A farm in Northeast Iceland.

A farm in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

“With a warming climate, new and exciting opportunities are created: increased grain production, tree farming and more diverse domestic food production, which is part of enforcing Icelandic agriculture,” the draft resolution reads.

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