Sweden. -Jannie Staffansson. Jannie Staffanson. From Idre in Sweden. Currently living in Gothenburg. Environmental/ Organic Chemistry master student. Sáminuorra - Samii Youth organization. PUSH- Sweden
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Sweden -Jannie Staffansson
Jannie Staffanson • From Idre in Sweden. • Currently living in Gothenburg. • Environmental/ Organic Chemistry master student. • Sáminuorra- SamiiYouth organization. • PUSH- Sweden • Representing the Samii Council in the Arctic Council Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane.
Fossil Independence- “Vehicle Fleet” Today most of the transportation in Sweden are based on fossil fuel. Goal: No release of greenhouse gases in 2030. Vision: - In 2030, A vehicle fleet that´s independent of fossil fuel. - In 2050, Sweden shall have a sustainable energy source and provide energy in a resource effective way without no emission of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The energy source is almost C02-free (nuclear power included). We need more renewable energy sources and more energy efficient.
Mining • Government are pushed to provide minerals to Europe. • Impact of the environment and emissions of heavy metals and impurities in the nature and water supplies. • Safety rules of environment. • Location. • “ The UN Commitee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination calls on the Swedish government to stop all activities at the proposed nickel mine in Rönnbäcken south of Tärnaby, Västerbotten, Sweden.” • (1) http://www.svt.se/nyheter/regionalt/vasterbottensnytt/un-stop-the-mining-in-sweden
Summary • Sweden needs to shift to sustainable renewable energy sources. • Sweden needs to find a sustainable way to handle the mining issues, that’s humane and does not risk the water supplies or the surrounding environment. • Sweden should not be depending on Nuclear power. • Sweden should be independent of fossil fuel.