Specially designed vessels will transport the carbon dioxide.

Tons of CO2  to Be Shipped to Iceland

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

Blinken Meets With Icelandic Authorities

19 May Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, yesterday.

Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir, CEO of Carbfix.

Carbfix to Build CO2 Storage Facility in Iceland

23 Apr Preparations are underway for the construction of a carbon dioxide (CO2) storage and disposal facility - the first of its kind in the world - in Straumsvík cove.

The mouth of the cave.

The Mouth of a Melting Cave

20 Mar An ice cave in Kötlujökull, South Iceland - a glacier which extends from Mýrdalsjökull glacier, north of the mountain Hafursey - has lately been a popular destination for people who take organized tours in this area.

Icelandic PM Presents New Goals Regarding Climate Issues

10 Dec Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir will present Iceland’s new climate goals at a United Nations climate summit, scheduled for Saturday.

The Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, obscured by smoke from wildfires.

Haze from US Wildfires Moves Toward Iceland

14 Sep 2020 It is likely that haze from the wildfires now raging on the West Coast of the US will move over Iceland on Wednesday or Thursday.

Minister for the Environment Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson.

Iceland’s New Climate Action Plan Introduced

24 Jun 2020 The Icelandic government introduced an updated version of its climate action plan yesterday.

Drangajökull glacier in September, 2001.

Drangajökull Glacier Could be Gone by 2050

6 Feb 2020 Drangajökull glacier in the West Fjords of Iceland could disappear in the next 30 years.

Polar bear in Greenland.

Arctic Circle Assembly Opens Today

10 Oct 2019 The 2019 Arctic Circle Assembly opens at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík today.

From a strike earlier this year, in support of the climate.

Climate Crisis Strike Today

20 Sep 2019 All over the world today, people, young and old, are bringing attention to the climate crisis by going on strike.

On Viðey island. From left, Finnish PM Antti Rinne, German Chancellor Angela Merkel,  Swedish PM Stefan Löfven, Icelandic PM Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, and Danish PM Mette Frederiksen.

Climate Number One at Nordic Meeting

21 Aug 2019 Climate issues were at the top of the agenda at a meeting of prime ministers of the Nordic countries in Reykjavík yesterday.

A view of the disappearing Ok.

Memorial Service for Glacier

19 Aug 2019 Numerous people attended a memorial service yesterday for the glacier Ok in the Icelandic highlands. A plaque was placed where the glacier used to be.

Pilot whales on Löngufjörur beach.

Higher Temps or Tourists?

18 Aug 2019 Warmer ocean temperatures, due to global warming, may explain why pilot whales have been spotted more often around Iceland in recent years.

Glaciers on the south side of Vatnajökull "dig their own graves."

They ‘Dig Their Own Grave’

30 Jul 2019 “Almost all glaciers being monitored in Iceland are retreating, and this is their response to a warming climate.”

Ice cave in Langjökull glacier. The picture was taken in 2004.

Want to Dig Tunnel in Race Against Time

5 Jul 2019 The company Mountaineers of Iceland has been granted permission to dig a 100-m (328-ft) ice tunnel into the south part of Langjökull glacier.

Vatnajökull glacier. Grímsvötn volcano and Grímsfjall mountain in the foreground.

Climate Crisis Could Delay Rescue Efforts on Glacier

7 Jun 2019 “Rescue missions could be delayed for hours, even for half a day or a whole day.”

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