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Fossil Fuel-Free Sweden

The Swedish government announced this week that the country will seek to end its dependency upon fossil fuels by 2020.

The Prime Minister Goran Persson announced this as part of a package of boosted support for alternative energy research and development. Persson explicitly connected the plan to the advent of global warming. "We are frightened by climate change today... The mean temperature of the earth is rising, and it is rising most nearest to the poles."

I've asked Alan for more details, when he has a chance.


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