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A smorgasbord of sustainable solutions

Environmentally aware public procurement and the inclusion of sustainability in dietary guidelines are some measures already taken in the transition towards a sustainable food system.
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Sweden to stop using coal for energy in 2022

The burning of coal for heat and power in Sweden will stop in 2022, which is the deadline for the combined heat and power plant in Stockholm.
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Sweden will fine high-sulphur ships

After years of preparatory work, the Swedish government has now finally introduced economic sanctions on ships using illegal high-sulphur fuel. The minimum penalty fee is SEK 5,000 (€482) and the maximum SEK 500,000 (€48,200).
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Electrified roads for charging vehicles

The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks while they drive along it has been opened in Sweden.
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The Nordic-Baltic Region can be decarbonised by 2030

Zero carbon emissions by 2030 can be achieved in the electricity, heat and industrial sectors without nuclear power and without CCS, according to new report from AirClim.
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High emissions from chainsaws and trimmers

Tests organised by the German environmentalist group Deutsche UmweltHilfe (DUH) show that 18 of the 24 tested chainsaws and trimmers significantly exceed the EU standards ..
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