One of Sweden's biggest NGOs working against climate change sees strengths and weaknesses with the document agreed on at the UN climate meeting in Katowice.
- Radio Sweden Weekly: Yemen consultations start in Sweden, waiting for a new government, Nobel week begins, climate anxiety26 min 26 minWe are on site when the UN-consultations between the warring parties in Yemen start. And speak to some of the people who think it is taking too long for a new government to be formed.
Climate change is not only taking a toll on the environment but on people's mental wellbeing, as well.
- 1 av 2COP24.
The goals were set in Paris three years ago. Now representatives from all over the world with gather to decide the rules for how they will be carried out.
- Christmas Gift of the Year.
Recycled clothing was announced this week to be the Christmas Gift of the Year, but from an environmental standpoint, is all recycled clothing created equal?
- In memory of Alfred Nobel.
"Integrating climate change" and "technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis..." What does THAT mean? To explain what this year's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is all about, prize committee member and economics professor Peter Fredriksson from Uppsala University, joins us.
- 1 av 2IPCC report.
Sweden - and the world - have a daunting task ahead of them if they are to cap rising temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius in the coming years.
- US duo Willam Nordhaus and Paul Romer.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded for work on climate change and the endogenous growth theory.
- 1 av 2Ole von Uexkull2 av 2"Alternative Nobels."
This year's Right Livelihood Awards highlight agricultural achievements, including the work of Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer from Burkina Faso, who, one might say, has managed to turn the desert mirage into a reality.
- 1 av 2Striking from school.
Elections are coming up, and Greta Thunberg is too young to vote, but she's trying to influence policy in another way.
- Big difference between nations.
American-born climate researcher Kim Nicholas is going to vote for the first time as a new Swedish citizen in the upcoming election, and to get ready she's met all the environment spokespeople for all eight parties, as part of a Swedish Radio series.
The summer’s hot weather has reduced Sweden’s highest mountaintop to second place.
- 1 av 2A burn-out forest.2 av 2Forest fires.
EU Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides says Sweden's forest fires show that better preparedness is needed at the EU level to tackle natural disasters.
- Some DON'T like it hot.
Here in Sweden, it's been HOT, at least depending on your frame of reference, as Radio Sweden found out from people Wednesday morning, in the heart of Stockholm.
The boat will embark next week on an Arctic research expedition to study how clouds are formed there and how that relates to tiny life forms in the ocean.