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Why don’t grownups care about climate change?

How do Actor Lena Endre, snowboarder Terje Håkonsen and Head Of Sustainability at H&M Anna Gedda discuss climate change with their children? Learn more Saturday 7 December at the Nordic Climate Action Weeks at Norrsken House in Stockholm, or follow the event online. Host is Danish TV- and radio presenter Sara Bro.

Nordic Swan Ecolabel flying high in Nordic skies

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is turning 30. And it’s relevance has never been greater. It is of huge importance for 27 million consumers in the Nordic Region, as well as for the climate throughout the region.

Food makes youth climate superheroes

Young farmer cuts greenhouse gas emissions by half, vegan blogger redesigns the idea of comfort food and policymakers discuss innovative tools for climate action. During COP25 the Nordic Food Policy Lab brings new voices, ideas and concrete actions to the table that can help accelerate the transition to sustainable diets.

New anthology looks at Nordic literature for children and young people

“Can you really write stuff like that for kids?” “På tværs af Norden” (Across the Nordic region) is a new research-based anthology providing a unique insight into the latest trends in literature for children and young people in the Nordic region. The result of a creative Nordic collaboration process, the anthology brings together perspectives on literature from a range of stakeholders.

40 years of experience have proven its point: Sustainable financing actually works

The road towards a sustainable future is not a straight line, but a whole network of different paths that all lead to a common goal. Sustainable financing is one of these paths, and the impact is felt in many areas of our society. How this can be, you might wonder. Then read on - sustainable financing is actually crucial to our future.

Nordic and Baltic ministers paving the way for 5G in the region

The digitalisation of our economy and society is accelerating. With the Internet of Things, we see a new era of connectivity where billions of devices exchange data and digital intelligence in our everyday life. The Nordic-Baltic region aim to lead the implementation of 5G technology and innovative solutions.

Nordic and Baltic regions invest in co-operation on security and the climate

Foreign affairs and security policy, and the climate and environment will feature high on the agenda of parliamentary co-operation between the Nordic and Baltic countries over the next two years. The guidelines for this co-operation were approved at a meeting between the Nordic Council and the Baltic Assembly on 9 December.

Nordic young people to engage with COP25

Five young climate activists will play a special role during COP25, discussing expectations for it with Nordic ministers, keeping a close eye on the Nordic input into the talks and reporting back on what is brought to the table in Madrid and in Stockholm during the Nordic Climate Weeks.

Nordic Climate Action Weeks in December

Join us in Stockholm 2 to 13 December during the UN Climate negotiations and let’s talk about how the Nordic countries can take some serious climate action.

Hungry for change? Join us for lunch talks in Stockholm

How can we eat good and do good? Can healthy food save the planet? What’s the future of farming? Join us for tasty lunch talks at Norrsken House in Stockholm featuring visionaries like Gustav Johansson, Renée Voltaire and Ayhan Aydin who are bringing new perspectives on how to accelerate a transformation towards more sustainable diets. There are limited seats so hurry to make sure you get a chance to meet your favorite speaker!

Tour de Climate: Oslo to Stockholm in December

Last year he cycled from Oslo to the climate negotiations in Katowice - 1,400 kilometres in the cold and snow. This December, environmental cyclist Jonas and his team Green Cycling Norway will again don their winter gloves and join their green cycling companions on a trip from Oslo to Stockholm to emphasise cycling as climate-friendly during Nordic Climate Action Weeks.

Hungry for change? Join us for lunch talks in Stockholm

How can we eat good and do good? Can healthy food save the planet? What’s the future of farming? Join us for tasty lunch talks at Norrsken House in Stockholm featuring visionaries like Gustav Johansson, Renée Voltaire and Ayhan Aydin who are bringing new perspectives on how to accelerate a transformation towards more sustainable diets. There are limited seats so hurry to make sure you get a chance to meet your favorite speaker!

Nordic Climate Action Weeks in December

Join us in Stockholm 2 to 13 December during the UN Climate negotiations and let’s talk about how the Nordic countries can take some serious climate action.

More reliable information with Product Environmental Footprint

There are dozens of different environmental labels and ecodesign tools for products in operation in the marketplace. The environmental information on products intended for consumers should be harmonised. This would also contribute to a level competitive playing field.

More work needed on 5G roll-out

The Nordic Prime Ministers want the roll-out of 5G to continue and speed up. A new report outlines what needs to be done if the Nordic region is to reach its goal of being the world leader in the use of 5G technology. Now is the time for action, not words.

When Mum and Dad decide – negative social control

Negative social control violates the freedom of children and young people to choose their friends, education and jobs. It needs to be prevented and stopped, according to the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Integration Conference.

Earmarked paternity leave – an effective way to change norms

Launching today, the report State of Nordic Fathers finds that 90 percent of Nordic fathers want to be heavily involved in the care of their small children. Yet they don’t feel that other men accept this. The report seeks answers to why fathers in the Nordic countries only take between a 10 and 30 percent share of parental leave.

Öronmärkt pappaledighet effektivt sätt att ändra normer

90 procent av Nordens pappor vill vara djupt involverade i omvårdnaden av sina barn. Men de tror inte att andra män accepterar det. Det är ett av fynden i rapporten State of Nordic Fathers som lanseras idag. Rapporten söker bland annat svar på varför pappor i Norden bara tar mellan 10 och 30 procent av föräldraledigheten.

Nordic Council meets MEPs in Brussels

A Nordic Council delegation visited the European Parliament in Brussels, November 11–12. It included the current President of the Nordic Council, Hans Wallmark, and the President for 2020, Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir.

Nordic Climate Action Weeks in December

Join us in Stockholm 2 to 13 December during the UN Climate negotiations and let’s talk about how the Nordic countries can take some serious climate action.

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