- Sweden has set 16 targets for the environment in areas like clean water and thriving forests, but the latest check shows that only two of the goals have a positive trend.
- The director general of the forestry agency, Herman Sundqvist says that money for protecting forests ran out.
- The goals of clean air and no artificial acidification have improved, but they are the only ones.
Related stories from around the North:
Finland: How will Finland become carbon neutral by 2035?, Yle News
Norway: Emissions dropping in EU, but not in Norway, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Climate change threatens security and industry, Russian PM says, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Local councils in Sweden more interested in climate change preparedness, Radio Sweden
United Kingdom: Documentary will show climate change through eyes of pioneering scientist, Cryopolitics Blog
United States: Alaska remote diesel generators win exemption from pollution rule, Alaska Public Media