Nooshi Dadgostar (V) raised climate initiatives and criticism of NATO membership in Almedalen

The Left Party's party leader Nooshi Dadgostar will give a speech in Almedalen on Monday evening. Photo: Fanny Tegman Lindholm.

Of: Fanny Tegman Lindholm, Hibo Yusuf Ahmed and Andrea Thorgren

During Nooshi Dadgostar's (V) party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, she promised new climate initiatives for reduced emissions. She also criticized Magdalena Andersson's (S) NATO agreement with Turkey.

July 5, 2022, Almedalen - article, News

Magdalena Andersson (S) highlighted NATO and climate change in her Almedal speech

Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (S) focused largely on national issues in her Almedal speech, but she also touched on Swedish NATO membership and climate change. Photo: Sandra Duru.

Of: Alice Eriksson, Sandra Duru and Tanya

In her party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (S) emphasized that Sweden faces several challenges - not least due to the consequences of the war in Ukraine. Swedish NATO membership and climate change were also highlighted, but development aid and international development cooperation were completely omitted in the speech.

July 4, 2022, Almedalen - article, News

Stockholm + 50 is already forgotten - but the climate activists continue the fight

When politicians promise a lot but do not live up to their promises, it is no wonder that people get annoyed. It's easy to lose hope - it's been a long time since I thought a climate conference would lead to results that actually work. It writes FUF correspondent Sofia Karlsson in a column. Photo: Derek Read. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Of: Sofia Karlsson

At the beginning of June, the UN meeting Stockholm + 50 took place, to mark 50 years since the first international climate conference was held in Sweden. But despite a lot of commotion before the conference, it was mostly talk and a little workshop. It is still young climate activists who are forced to lead the fight for climate justice.  

June 30, 2022, FUF-correspondents, Chronicle

Week 22: Climate summit in Stockholm and Turkey's demands for Swedish NATO membership guide this week's debate

This is what it looked like when world leaders triumphantly agreed on the 1,5-degree goal at the climate summit in Paris in 2015. In connection with the Stockholm + 50 meeting that took place this week, it is still a matter of rolling up our sleeves and getting the job done, Lovisa Arvidsson writes in Aftonbladet. Photo: UNclimatechange. Source: Flickr.

Of: Hanne Karlsson and Markus Hietanen

During the past week, both Turkey's demands for Swedish NATO membership and the Stockholm + 50 Climate Summit have been debated. How should Sweden respond to Turkey's various demands and what is most important to prioritize in the climate issue? 

June 8, 2022, Current debate

The Ukraine war becomes important for the UN climate summit in Stockholm

For several years, there have been climate demonstrations around the world. Now in June, the countries of the world gather at the UN climate summit +50 in Stockholm with the ambition of reaching increased consensus in climate change. Photo: Callum Shaw. Source: Unsplash.

Of: Idun Eklind

On 2 and 3 June, the UN climate summit +50 will be held at Älvsjömässan in Stockholm, where Sweden together with Kenya will host. The impending climate crisis requires adaptation work that makes Agenda 2030 a reality, and the Ukraine War may have an impact on future climate work.

June 1, 2022, Notis

The heat wave in India and Pakistan reflects the extreme weather of the future

Caption: Extreme heat in India affects people's livelihoods when crops die due to drought. Photo: Sam Greenhalgh. Source: Flickr.

Of: Fanny Andersson

India and Pakistan have experienced extreme heat unusually early in the year. The heat affects 1,5 billion people in the countries - and fPeople are expected to be affected in the future if climate change is not slowed down globally and regionally, researchers say.

May 24, 2022, News

Is the climate crisis racist?

Karl-Anders Larsson, freelance writer and member of FUF's book club, reviews the book Climate Change is Racist, written by Jeremy Williams.

Of: Karl-Anders Larsson

The book Climate Change is Racist claims that the causes and effects of the climate crisis are mainly linked to racism. But is it not more about inequality? It writes Karl-Anders Larsson, independent writer and member of FUF's book club.

May 23, 2022, Review

Jakarta is threatened by floods - now the city is moving

The World Bank is a player that is implementing projects in Jakarta to improve resilience to floods and relocate vulnerable people. Photo: Farhana Asnap / World Bank. Source: Flickr

Of: Ina Carlsson

Indonesia's capital Jakarta has long been threatened by climate change. Now the city, located on the island of Java in northeastern Indonesia, will be relocated and given a new name on the island of Borneo.

May 10, 2022, Notis

Several countries affected by extreme weather - results of climate change

The Philippines is one of the countries in the world that is most vulnerable to natural disasters. Photo: EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid. Source: Flickr.

Of: Villemo Warnerfjord

Landslides, torrential rains and tropical storms have affected both the Philippines and South Africa. The devastation is enormous and the rescue work is in full swing. DN reports on hundreds of deaths and missing persons. These are examples of the consequences of climate change, according to researchers.

May 4, 2022, News

Storm Issa leaves hundreds dead in South Africa

The climate crisis is leading to increased extreme weather. South Africa is preparing, after last week's storm, for floods to continue to occur in parts of the country. Photo: Theresa Carpenter. Source: Flickr.

Of: Fanny Andersson

South Africa's increased rainfall has led to major floods and the death toll is rising every day. The President of South Africa believes that the country can expect more such storms as a result of the climate crisis.

April 21, 2022, Notis