"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.
- In memory of Alfred Nobel.
- 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.
- 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.