Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2002
Date Ended:2012
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Agency:Environment of the Environment
Climate Change Description:

The Swedish bill (2001/2:55), Swedish Climate Strategy, was approved by Parliament in March 2002. Under the strategy, Sweden must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 4% compared to 1990 levels by 2010 - a further reduction compared to the Kyoto Protocol which allows Swedens emissions to grow to 4% above 1990 levels by 2008-2012. The national goal is to be achieved without using carbon sinks or flexible mechanisms. In connection with a review in 2004 the Government can propose a complementary goal that includes flexible mechanisms. The Swedish Climate Strategy operates concurrently with separate emissions credits purchasing programs, some operating through flexible mechanisms.

This record is superseded by:An integrated climate and energy policy framework: "A sustainable energy and climate policy for the environment, competitiveness and long-term stability"

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