Jun 21, 2011
Socio-economic development is often described as a journey from an agricultural-based economy through industrialization to a service society. There is some truth to this: around the previous turn of the century a clear majority of Swedes worked in agriculture. Today, only a small percentage of Swedes work with agriculture, which was a growing industry up until 1960. Today, the...Read More
Apr 29, 2011
International shipping is a crucial part of the world’s economic circulatory system, accounting for more than 80 percent of global freight transportation. While shipping remains the most energy-efficient means of transporting large quantities of goods, the sector has serious environmental problems to tackle. Maritime transport accounts for 3 percent of global carbon emissions, and those are expected to double...Read More
Mar 24, 2011
In 1932, the English physicist James Chadwick discovered the neutron, a particle in the atomic nucleus that lacks an electrical charge. In combination with other research into the relationship between mass and energy, this discovery laid the theoretical foundations for nuclear power. In simple terms the latter could be described as the splitting of large atoms, usually uranium, through...Read More
Mar 24, 2011
Just over two per cent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the aviation industry. Intensive efforts are currently being made to reduce that proportion. Research into eco-friendly biofuels is a cornerstone of these efforts. The most common fuel in commercial jet aircraft is Jet A1. It’s similar to everyday diesel fuel but is adapted to cope with...Read More
Mar 24, 2011
According to the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency industry in that country is responsible for 23 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions. If you add the generation of heat and electricity the proportion becomes 36 per cent. The transport sector is responsible for an even greater proportion, but industry and business have important parts to play in the struggle against...Read More
The Swedish project Advantage Environment provides information about existing and future products designed to reduce environmental impacts.
Cleantech Scandinavia is a membership network of investors and affiliated cleantech professionals.
offers risk capital, expertise and establishment support for investment in new growth markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe (non-EU).
is a website based on cooperation between government and industry and stakeholder associations, as well as regional environmental technology actors.
The Swedish trade and invest Council
Export of sustainable urban development, energy and environmental technology