Saving the planet the Swedish way

  • 2009-10-15
  • By Philip Birzulis
Whenever you hear a weather report, say thanks to the 18th century Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius for inventing the scale that bears his name. And with such a track record on temperature measurement, it is perhaps fitting that this pioneer's compatriots are leading the fight against global warming three centuries later.Today's Swedes seem obsessed with sustainability. For example, Max, a popular local hamburger chain, is entirely powered by wind energy, informs customers about carbon emissions for every product, and plants trees in Africa to offset its ecological footprint. If this l...
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