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.
- Response to Trump.
The Swedish government is setting up a guest research program to attract American climate and environmental scientists.
- Global summit starts today.
As 190 countries meet in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how to limit global warming following the Paris Agreement, we hear how climate change affects Sweden.
- Leaving Paris Agreement.
Maria Sunér Fleming, the environment spokesperson at the Confederation of Swedish Industry, says it is a shame that the USA is leaving the global climate agreement.
- Climate change.
Sweden is having another winter without much of the white stuff, but local councils are taking the matter in their own hands. Over the past five years they have paid over SEK 200 million to create snow for local ski tracks and slopes.
- 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.
- Sweden's government is telling local municipalities to start housing newly arrived immigrants... Or else.
- County official says preparation needed.
Southeast Sweden is affected by dwindling water supplies after a warm, dry summer. On the Baltic island of Öland, farmers with several hundred animals are without water.
- Brown coal demonstration.
Four activists were arrested, two on suspicion of attacking guards, outside the Rosenbad government building in Sweden. Witnesses say they were part of a demonstration against the planned sale of brown coal mines in Germany.
- Society for Nature Conservation's energy expert explains why this is a win for environmentalists7:19 min 7:19 minFive-party agreement.
A cross-party energy deal has been reached between the government and three opposition parties. Sweden will have 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, but there is not yet a deadline for the phase out of nuclear power.
- 2016 Meat guide.
The Swedish branch of the World Wildlife Fund released its second annual meat guide on Monday, in an effort to nudge consumers toward making more environmentally sustainable choices in their diets.
- Exhibition in Stockholm.
Clear, trout-swollen brooks and stark pine forests might seem to make Sweden an attractive destination for sport fishermen. But don't forget scores of fish-mincing hydropower turbines, one environmentalist wants to tell anglers.