As the other big parties have started talking tough on immigration, the populist Sweden Democrats are making a change, and taking up health care as their main cause for the 2018 election.
Radio Sweden's coverage of environmental and energy issues
- Should people stop.
Sweden's airports have seen almost three million passengers take flights in January - higher than the same month last year, and up by a million compared to nine years ago.
- National association.
Birdwatchers are counting how many guests they're getting at their bird tables, to see how many and what kinds of birds stay in this cold country over the winter.
- Court verdict.
The appeals court has given the Girjas Sami village the right to control hunting and fishing permits on its reindeer herding land, but the not exclusive right, in a decision that partly rolls back the district court's verdict.
A court on Tuesday says it needs more information before it can approve the construction of a nuclear waste storage facility.
Twice as many reindeer have been killed on the roads in northern Sweden this month compared to the same period last year. And one of the main factors is climate change, according to the Swedish Sami Association.
- Swedish Carnivore Association.
Hunters have already killed at least six wolves in this year's cull, which began on Tuesday.
- Climate change.
Sweden’s shrinkin southern shorelines need to be saved with sand, according to researchers from Lund University.
- Children's Climate Prize 2017.
Edgar Edmund Tarimo was aged just 15 when he decided to do something about the mountain of plastic waste that was a blight on the landscape of his native Arusha, Tanzania. In Stockholm this week to receive the Children's Climate Award, the 17-year-old entrepreneur tells Radio Sweden about his innovative recycling business.
- Demand going up.
Once considered the realm of science fiction or as toys for eccentric millionaires, electric cars are slowly moving into the mainstream.
- Emissions resume increase.
UN climate talks in Bonn this week considered how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to slow global warming to less than two degrees Celsius.
A rare white elk - or moose - that had been threatened with being shot, has had the threat lifted by police, at least in the local area where the animal lives.
A rare white elk - or moose - that captured worldwide attention earlier this year now faces the threat of shooting after the animal attacked a member of the public.
Joel Clement resigned from his US government job in protest against the change in climate policy. Now Sweden is paying for him to present the Arctic Resilience Report at the UN climate conference.
- New study.
A Danish-German study has found that the amount of microplastic components has not increased in the Baltic Sea over the last thirty years, despite the production of plastics tripling over the same period, reports Swedish Radio P4 Gotland.