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Greenland critical of expert economic-independence report

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Published: Friday, 21 February 2014

There are rare earths, olivine and feldspar deposits on Greenland, but hopes for independence lie with Denmark

By Gerard O’Dwyer

Greenland’s semi-autonomous government and main opposition parties have united against a new report that seriously questions the island’s ability to secure independence from Denmark based solely on its future mineral wealth. The ice-bound island, the report concluded, needed to build a strong and more diversified economy before full...

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