Sweden, the best place to invest your clima-Kronor

Attracted to the notion that its time to move your portfolio out of fossil fuels and into something greener? Or are you a corporate thinking about investments and wondering what the best country for this might be? Look no further than Sweden, the best place to invest your clima-Kronor. Sweden isnt at the top of […]

Last night in Sweden: the government continued to govern

Last night in Sweden: the government continued to govern As Renovamus has said for a while, you can expect this Swedish government to be up for a fight when it comes to values. One UK journalist has spotted the link (röd tråd) between the activist mentality that underlies the issues of women’s health, feminism, freedom of the […]

Sweden’s Deputy PM trolling Trump

The international press asks the question ‘Is this Sweden’s Deputy PM trolling Trump?‘ I’ll provide my answer.  Swedish humour is subtle, but Swedes profound dislike for the ‘leader of the free world’ cant be disputed. As Renovamus said (italics below), you should expect more assertive Swedish climate diplomacy. This is a beginning. This country of 10 million people currently has a […]

Sweden’s new climate law to be in force in 2018

One country is not blinking – Sweden’s new climate law to be in force in 2018. This morning, at a press conference the Prime Minister announced that his government was to submit a new climate law to the Riksdag. The proposed law will follow normal parliamentary procedures, including committees and debate before a final vote. Given that […]

Further evidence of Sweden preparing for climate action

Today Germany, Canada and Mexico announced strategies to ‘drastically cut their emissions by mid-century‘. Sweden was notably absent from the headlines on this. Curious.  Nonetheless, the last week has brought further evidence of Sweden preparing for climate action, consistent with their Miljömålsberedningen agreement (covered at length in an earlier blog). In case you missed that, one […]

Sweden’s “Miljömålsberedningen” announces the end of fossil-fuel usage: Did anyone notice?

In July I wrote this article about “Miljömålsberedningen” for Mundus International.  Miljömålsberedningen, or the Swedish Riksdag’s Cross-Party Environmental Goals Committee had presented its final report – a 762 page roadmap to make Sweden the first fossil-fuel free welfare state.  The headline that Sweden was going fossil-free was actually announced some months earlier, but the roadmap […]