HOW TO SUE THE NORWEGIAN STATE

The court case over oil drilling in the Arctic currently taking place in Oslo, Norway, represents so much more than what is literally being argued at the trial. 

The courtroom drama is like a piece of avant-garde theater: the super wicked problems of our historical moment are encapsulated in the dry exchange between the lawyers protecting the interests of The Norwegian State and the lawyers defending the rights of Norwegian people to a livable environment.

This court case, along with several others that are currently ongoing around the world, represents a massive paradigm shift.

The potential for bridging gaps between policy making, well established scientific facts, and the actions that need to follow is glimmering on the horizon.

During the court case in Oslo, Radio Luftballett met with five individuals who each, in different capacities, have been involved with the grassroots movement that brought this court case to life.