Sweden’s Minister of the Environment “quite satisfied” with agreements from the climate meeting COP26 – Eye on the Arctic
- Politicians at the UN climate conference COP26 finally reached an agreement in Glasgow this weekend.
- Despite the pact’s reduced ambitions to move away from coal power, Swedish Radio’s news reports that Minister of the Environment and Climate Per Bolund is fairly satisfied with the outcome.
- But when climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to Swedish Television about the climate meeting, she was critical. She says that “not winning fast enough equals losing”.
Related stories from all over the Nordics:
Canada: October saw “extraordinary, record-breaking heat” in parts of Arctic Canada, CBC News
Finland: Climate change worries Finland’s young reindeer herders, Yle News
Greenland: Greenland joins the UN Treaty on Mercury Pollution, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Norway’s new government highlights the fight against climate change and continued oil drilling, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Does mercury harm foxes in the Russian Arctic ?, Eye on the Arctic
Sweden: Sweden must be a “role model and bridge builder” in climate change, Swedens radio
United States: New research shows how Alaska’s subsistence harvesters must adapt to climate change, Alaska Public Media