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Waste not want not: Sweden to give tax breaks for repairs, Sep 19 [1]

These Swedish "bike apartments" are designed for life without cars, by Adele Peters, Aug 29 [2]

Swedish Capital Stockholm Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments, Jun 16 [3]

Sweden introduces Six Hour Working Day, May [4]

Sweden phases out fossil fuels in attempt to run completely off renewable energy, May 24 [5]

Sweden launches collection of clothing that you can borrow for free, Jan 20 [6]


Stockholm on track to be fossil fuel free, December 8 [7]

What can the world learn from Växjö, Europe's self-styled greenest city? November 25 [8]

They really mean it! Sweden's Green transition gathers pace, September 24 [9]

Bee Urban is pollinating Stockholm, May 21 [10]

Stockholm: Breaking the Commuting Cycle through intelligent design, March 11 [11]

How Gothenburg’s Excess Heat Actually Keeps the City Cool, February 6 [12]


Stockholm, which has one of the most advanced networks of cycling paths in the world, with over 4,000 km of bicycle lanes per 1,000 sq. km., named as ‘Europe’s best city for commuters’, May 28 [13]

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]


Stockholm, European Green Capital 2010


The Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm, Sweden 5 to 16 June, the first of a series of world environmental conferences. [16]