Analysis – How do Sweden’s political parties plan to tackle climate change?

Climate researcher Kimberly Nicholas at Lund University (Olof Peterson/Radio Sweden)
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.

She tells Radio Sweden she notices a big difference between the climate debate in Swedish and American politics, and also talks about what kinds of issues divide the political parties in Sweden.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Global warming ‘pause’ about to end, raise Earth’s temperatures further, CBC News

Finland: Finnish president demands Arctic Summit to stop dangerous black carbon emissions, YLE News

Norway: Northern Barents Sea warming at alarming speed, The Independent Barents Observer

Russia: New Finnish technology to slash nickel mining pollution in northwestern Russia, The Independent Barents Observer

Sweden: Swedish opposition details climate promises ahead of September elections, Radio Sweden

United States: Alaska Senator Murkowski vocal on climate change, but where’s the action?, Alaska Public Media

Loukas Christodoulou, Radio Sweden

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