Greenland goes to the polls in rare earth mining election

Greenland goes to the polls in rare earth mining election

The Guardian

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Two main parties are divided over a giant project that would dig for uranium and other minerals

Greenland went into legislative elections on Tuesday, after a campaign focused on a disputed mining project in the autonomous Danish territory as the Arctic island confronts first-hand the effects of global heating.

Greenland’s two main parties are divided on whether to authorise a controversial giant rare earth and uranium mining project, which is currently the subject of public hearings.

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