News 2015 - December

Pirate Party

Pirates Maintain Popularity

Iceland’s Pirate Party has topped the latest opinion poll, making it the most liked political party in the country for the ninth month in a row.

Winter Storm Today

After the recent gentle weather, it is due to get wintry over parts of Iceland today—though nowhere near as stormy as the hurricane force winds that struck ten days ago, the duty meteorologist assures RÚV.

Sólheimajökull glacier in South Iceland.

Agreement Breaks Silence on Climate

Member of Parliament Svandís Svavarsdóttir, a member of the Left Green Movement and former minister for the environment, believes the Paris Climate Agreement has brought climate issues back into the discussion in Iceland, after silence regarding the issue before last parliamentary elections.

Storm arriving, aerial view

Accent at Met Office Creates Storm

The Icelandic Met Office has received criticism lately, because a German meteorologist, Martin Hensch, has been reading the weather report on RÚV’s Rás1, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.