Sweden passes bill to become carbon neutral by 2045

Sweden passed a “historic” climate bill on Thursday, committing the Nordic country to emitting zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2045

Sweden passed a “historic” climate bill on Thursday, committing the Nordic country to emitting zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.

Lawmakers in the Riksdag voted overwhelmingly in favour of the government’s bill tabled in March, which also includes new intermediate targets for 2030 and 2040. The carbon neutrality goal, backed by a large coalition of parties last year, brings forward the government’s previous commitment to reaching it by 2050.

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