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Researcher Åsa Löfgren about the report from the Swedish Climate Policy Council

In March the Swedish Government's Climate policy council released its first annual report. Mistra Carbon Exit researcher Åsa Löfgren, part of the Swedish Government's Climate policy council was there to present it.

Despite a 26% reduction in greenhouse gasses since 1990, Sweden is on course to miss its target of net-zero emissions by 2045 according to the report. With emissions decreasing by less than 1% for the last three consecutive years, Sweden will struggle to meet its long term commitments. "The rate of reduction would need to accelerate to between 5% and 8% each year to meet future targets."

Read the full article and the report here.

Jessica Kriström