- Sweden’s national weather service SMHI says progress is ongoing but more must be done to adapt local governments and state authorities to handle the effects of climate change.
- A report by SMHI says more measures were underway or were planned in the near future in 2020 compared with 2019.
- “It is progressing, but we also see that there is much more to do,” says Åsa Sjöström at SMHI.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Glacier mass decreasing across Arctic but at different rates, says study, Eye on the Arctic
Greenland: Greenland ice cores reveal historic climate clues, says study, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Climate change hits back at Svalbard, coal mine flooded by melting glacier in Norway, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Retreating ice reveals new land in Arctic Russia, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Glacier in central Sweden “collapsing” as climate warms, Radio Sweden
United States: Climate change a threat to bases across the U.S., Defense Dept. says, Alaska Public Media