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Iceland is famous for its unique unspoilt natural environment, glaciers, active volcanoes and lava fields. Less well-known is that 80 percent of the country’s electricity production is used to smelt aluminium. This programme looks at the arguments for and against increasing hydropower production to help kick start the country’s shattered economy.
The new government is a left – green coalition. Joining the European Union is high on the political agenda and the country is rethinking how its natural resources are used and valued.