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  • David Bowie and the birth of environmentalism: 50 years on, how Ziggy Stardust and the first UN climate summit changed our vision of the future, The Conversation (May 23, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

  • Sweden to host World Environment Day 2022, UNEP (Nov 18, 2021) — World Environment Day 2022 theme, ‘Only One Earth’, focuses on living sustainably in harmony with nature
  • We must take a holistic approach to climate and biodiversity, KRAV, Oct 12 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

Europe's first Climate City Contract signed in Sweden today, Dec 11 [2]

2017[edit | edit source]

Sweden Opens World’s First Mall for Repaired and Recycled Goods, Apr 4 [3]

European Commission honours Malmö and Brussels as leaders in sustainable mobility, Mar [4]

Sweden announces new law binding future governments to a goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, Feb 3 [5]

2016[edit | edit source]

Sweden introduces energy storage subsidy for households, Nov 24 [6]

Waste not want not: Sweden to give tax breaks for repairs, Sep 19 [7]

These Swedish "bike apartments" are designed for life without cars, by Adele Peters, Aug 29 [8]

Sweden introduces Six Hour Working Day, May [9]

Sweden phases out fossil fuels in attempt to run completely off renewable energy, May 24 [10]

Sweden launches collection of clothing that you can borrow for free, Jan 20 [11]

2015[edit | edit source]

What can the world learn from Växjö, Europe's self-styled greenest city? November 25 [12]

They really mean it! Sweden's Green transition gathers pace, September 24 [13]

2014[edit | edit source]

Sweden one of three European Union member countries that have already met their renewable energy goals for 2020, with 51 percent of its energy coming from renewables, March 12 [14]

Umeå launch green parking scheme, February 6 [15]

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Keywords european news
Authors Phil Green
Published 2021
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