In connection with the COP27 climate meeting, several debaters criticized Sweden's climate policy. Photo: Tim Dennell. Source: Flickr.
Of: Sandra Duru and Vilma Ellemark
The UN climate summit in Egypt has raised questions about Sweden's climate policy and responsibility internationally. Several debaters also criticize the Swedish constitutional amendment on foreign espionage, which they believe makes it more difficult to review international collaborations.
November 23, 2022, Current debate
The fact that the Ministry of the Environment will be closed has been debated during the week. Photo: CEphoto, Uwe Aranas. Source: Wikimedia commons.
Of: Amanda Rossling and Karin Sjöstrand
Last week, Sweden's new ministers were appointed and with this the closure of the Ministry of the Environment was also presented, something that created strong reactions around the country. The decision is criticized by Sweden's former climate and environment minister, who believes that the consequences could be catastrophic for environmental work.
October 24, 2022, Current debate
Millions of people will be forced to flee due to climate change in the next 30 years, according to the World Bank. Photo: Geralt. Source: Pixabay.
Of: Andrea Thorgren
Every day people in the world are forced to flee their homes. If we don't slow down the climate crisis, 143 million people will be forced to flee by the year 2050. But are people fleeing because of climate change or because they can't make a living?
August 11, 2022, Almedalen - article, Report
Unsustainable consumption is one of the main causes of climate change - and that we thereby risk the stability of the planet, say Johan Rockström, professor of environmental science, and several other environmental scientists. Photo: dmncwndrlch/Pixabay, Twitter.
Of: Fanny Tegman Lindholm
Sweden's material footprint is increasing and sustainable consumption and production patterns are one of our biggest challenges. During In Almedal week 2022, there was a consensus among researchers about the negative impact of overconsumption on the climate.
July 26, 2022, Almedalen - article, Report
Per Bolund (MP) highlighted, among other things, the climate crisis, NATO and Russia's invasion of Ukraine in his party leadership speech during Almedalen Week. In addition, he mostly focused on climate policy in Sweden. Photo: Julia Lundén Azzeddine.
Of: Julia Lundén Azzeddine, Andreas Klawitter and Elin Malmqvist
In Per Bolund's (MP) party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, he raised, among other things, the climate crisis, the issue of Swedish NATO membership and that Sweden should become independent of Russian gas. In addition, the focus was mostly on climate policy within Sweden's borders - despite the fact that the outside world is a recurring theme in the Green Party's party program.
July 7, 2022, Almedalen - article, News
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
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
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 . The heat affects 1,5 billion people in the countries - and f
May 24, 2022, News
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