Nordic Countries Vote No to Climate Change Cooperation, Nordic day, do young Danes and Swedes feel ‘Nordic’?

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The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 12, 2023.

  • The Nordic Council’s annual meeting discussed the joint action to phase out the production of fossil fuels – to help the region become the world’s most sustainable region.
  • The motion to phase out fossil fuels was turned down by a narrow margin, with opponents arguing that energy uncertainty due to the war in Ukraine required delaying the goal.
  • Residents of the Nordic countries are sceptical that the current political actions will be enough to fulfil the goals of the Paris Agreement.
  • What do young Swedes and Danes know about the Nordic Council and what is the first thing they think of when they hear the word ‘Nordic’?

News Presenter: Harry Roll

Reporters: Sara Ek in Reykjavik – Iceland; Petter Myrenberg in Aarhus – Denmark; Gianluca Grasselli in Gothenburg – Sweden.

Producer: Alexander Maxia

Published on: 21st of March 2023

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By Alex Maxia

News Editor of Nordljud, in charge of coordinating the Newsteam, publishing the weekly podcast and further developing the news project.

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