The number of vehicle charging stations has increased dramatically in the Sörmland area of central-eastern Sweden, where there are now six times as many stations compared to the autumn of 2015, Swedish Radio reports.
Radio Sweden's coverage of environmental and energy issues
- Electric cars.
- Electric cars.
A fire in a Volvo-owned battery lab has highlighted the growing pains of an industry that is looking to grow strongly in Sweden.
- Industry and opposition are critical.
The Swedish Social Democrat-Green Party government wants to bring in a climate tax on flights as part of its autumn budget - a move that would hike up ticket prices.
- From 2008-2014.
New areal images show glaciers along Sweden's eastern border are shrinking with some melting at a surprising clip.
- To guide future policy.
The Swedish government is proposing a new climate law that would force the nation to slash its carbon emissions by 85 percent over the next 30 years.
- Overturns decision from Värmland court.
A cull of 24 wolves will be allowed from 2nd January 2017, after a court decision, which ends a series of appeals by environmental groups.
- Pets in distress.
A rising number of dog owners choose to take their dogs to a calm place instead of giving sedatives during the fireworks on New Year’s Eve.
- Stockholm's Stadsmission.
A charity for the homeless is collecting unwanted holiday presents, and one of those involved tells Radio Sweden what kinds of gifts Swedes have been passing on.
The former zoological head of Sweden's largest wildlife park has been found guilty of manslaughter and the park's owners subject to a fine after a zoo keeper was mauled to death by a pack of wolves in their enclosure in 2012.
- 53.4 million tons.
Sweden's carbon emissions are still declining but at a slower pace, according to annual statistics from the Environment Protection Agency.
- Nobel Week Dialogue.
The future of food is the topic of this year's Nobel Week Dialogue. Radio Sweden spoke to food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart about the scale and impact of food waste.
- Dark year.
The number of accidents on Sweden's roads involving wildlife has reached a record level this year and will pass 50,000 by the end of 2016.
- Keep birds indoors.
Sweden has raised its alert level for poultry to the second highest after an outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Denmark.
- New president.
Sweden’s Minister for Climate, Isabella Lövin, said the EU will take a more prominent role when it comes to climate change in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as US president.
International lawyer Polly Higgins is in Stockholm to continue her fight for a law to make ecocide a crime.