Time: Friday, Oct. 22nd 4:30 p.m.
Location: Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall (next to Alumni skywalk over Bedford St), University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus (Map)

USM Maine Sweden Climate PolicySweden’s Director of Climate Policy, Lars Westermark, will present Sweden’s ambitious climate change policies, regarded as among the most successful in the world. Topics include climate targets, Sweden’s measures to reduce GHG emissions, and international climate agreements.

Westermark directs The Climate Unit, which coordinates the Swedish EPA’s work in the climate field and is responsible for the environmental quality objective of Reduced Climate Impact as well as for the follow-up of the Swedish climate strategy. It is responsible for the Swedish EPA’s work on emissions trading and prepares matters ahead of decisions by the Council for Emissions Trading Allocations. The Unit is also responsible for the involvement of the Swedish EPA in international climate negotiations. It evaluates and develops policy instruments in the climate field and coordinates the Swedish EPA’s work as regards adaptation measures.

For more information see this flyer (PDF)