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Sweden Targets Carbon Neutrality
The Swedish government recently introduced legislation that will "put into action a cross-party agreement for the country to go carbon neutral by 2045."
"Influenced by the UK’s Climate Change Act, but with a more ambitious trajectory, it will set out a series of carbon budgets to phase down greenhouse gas emissions," writes Megan Darby.
The news of Sweden's ambitious climate change policy gained a measure of viral popularity due to this photo, shared by Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin, in what is most certainly a gesture toward the images that have been emerging from the Oval Office in recent weeks.
— Isabella Lövin (@IsabellaLovin) February 3, 2017