It seems that grocery stores - and people - are discriminating against ugly vegetables, the newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
- Beauty standards affect produce too.
- (4:09 min)18 december kl 15:26
Analysis: government parties drop key policies
The Greens have abandoned hopes of stopping a major road project, the Stockholm bypass. And the Social Democrats have dropped a key election promise on creating trainee jobs. Radio Sweden asked political scientist, professor Jonas Hinnfors at the University of Gothenburg, what this means. Reporter: Ylva Mossing.
The Greens have abandoned hopes of stopping a major road project, the Stockholm bypass.
- More money on the way.
Up to 3,000 harbour seals along Sweden's west coast may have been killed by bird flu, Swedish researchers fear.
- Opposition from Greens.
The Stockholm bypass will likely go ahead, despite government opposition, after a decision by the county council, reports Swedish Radio News.
- (2:29 min)15 december kl 16:13
Sweden pleased with controversial Lima summit
Sweden`s environment minister is pleased with the climate change summit in Lima, but as Dave Russell reports, the agreed-upon goals stopped far short of what UN scientists estimate is needed to stop massive damage to human society. Reporter: Dave Russell.Sees possibility for future sucess.
Sweden's environment minister is pleased with the climate change summit in Lima, despite that the agreed-upon goals stopped far short of what UN scientists estimate is needed to stop massive damage to human society.
- 24-hour twilight until next month.
In parts of Norrbotten, Sweden's northernmost county, the sun set on Friday and won't be seen again for several weeks.
- Bad weather slowing or stopping traffic.
Strong winds are sweeping across Sweden Wednesday morning and have left thousands without power in the southwest.
- 25 november kl 15:39
Politicians float exporting water from Lake Vänern
The council for the western region of Sweden has an idea of shiping off fresh water from Lake Vänern to places like Africa or the Middle East. Radio Sweden speaks with Birgitta Losman, a Green Party politician in the region, who says they`re not yet sure how it would work but that she thinks the concept is worth looking into. Reporter: Loukas Christodoulou.Piping lake water and exporting it overseas.
Local officials from southwestern Sweden are looking into the idea of exporting drinking water from the freshwater Lake Vänern.
- (2:13 min)24 november kl 16:26
Swedish scientists say that burning plastic garbage is just as bad to the environment as oil or coal, and recommend stopping the practice.Much of burned garbage is plastics.
Swedish scientists say that burning plastic garbage is just as bad to the environment as oil or coal, and recommend stopping the practice.
- Vattenfall plants threatened.
The German government wants to further reduce the carbon dioxide emitted by the county's largest energy producers, which includes Swedish state-owned company Vattenfall.