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Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Nature conservation, environmental protection and energy efficiency are generally prioritized in policy making and embraced by the general public in Sweden.[1][2]

Places, projects and networks Edit

Global News Edit


View from Rastaholm

Sweden's impressive progress towards a carbon neutral economy, January 28 [3] topic

Global timeline Edit

  • 1972 - The Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm, Sweden 5 to 16 June, the first of a series of world environmental conferences.
  • 1972 - United Nations Environment Programme founded as a result of the Stockholm conference.

Topic links Edit

The headings in this section provide links to some of the topics in the Ideas Bank. Click on the Ideas Bank link, or the category listing to see a full list of topics.

Buy Nothing Day


Fair trade

Growing and gardening

Low carbon communities

Peak oil

  • Oil phase-out in Sweden W

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  1. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) (2006). Sweden's Environmental Objectives – Buying into a better future. A progress report from the Swedish Environmental Objectives Council. De Facto, 2006, p. 9: "Swedes in general feel that environmental issues and action to reduce impacts on the environment are important". See also Legislation & guidelines and Greenhouse gas emissions: "Swedish greenhouse gas emissions per head of population are among the lowest in the member states of the OECD."
  2. Kristrom, Bengt and Soren Wibe (1997). Environmental Policy in Sweden. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – Department of Forest Economics, Working paper 246, 27 August 1997.
  3., January 28, 2011

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