Sweden and California strengthen cooperation on climate action

The Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, Isabella Lövin (MP), and the Governor of the American state of California, Edmund G Brown Jr, write an opinion piece in Aftonbladet together, announcing the climate alliance between California and Sweden. “Sweden and California both have ambitious climate targets and goals for clean energy. For example, Sweden and California are both pioneers in setting the price on carbon dioxide emissions. We realise that fast measures to stifle climate change and creating an eMundus Newsconomy with low carbon dioxide emissions will benefit us financially, as well as when it comes to research, jobs, innovation, investments, growth, and trade”.

In a press release, Isabella Lövin said that, "California is the world's sixth largest economy and an important force in global efforts to tackle climate change. We look forward to constructive and enhanced cooperation in areas such as research, innovation, trade and industry, policies, policy levers and measures to reduce climate emissions."



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Edgar Mannheimer is a journalist at Mundus News. He is also currently working for SVT Nyheter as an online reporter. Edgar has a passion for politics, foreign affairs and music. He grew up in Egypt, the US, Stockholm, and Jordan, following his mother’s job as a foreign correspondent. He returned to Sweden to study at Lund University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies. During his time in Lund he was editor-in-chief of Radio UPF, the radio committee of the Association of Foreign Affairs, and also started a music program as a solo project. After Lund, he moved to Stockholm and received a Master’s degree in journalism from Stockholm University’s media institution, JMK.