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2013-12-12
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At a recent seminar organized by IVL and The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers the Sweden Water Innovation Centre - SWIC - was successfully launched.  SWIC is based at the test and demonstration facility Hammarby Sjöstadsverk, which is a joint venture between IVL and KTH.
2013-12-10
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Highly fluorinated substances, also known as PFAS, have caused contamination of drinking water in several municipalities. Some municipalities have had to close off the drinking water since PFAS from fire drill locations have leaked into the groundwater. This situation is highlighted in a report by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, commissioned by the Swedish Chemicals Agency and the National Food Agency.
2013-11-22
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What happens if the economic growth ends? What does such a society look like and what would it mean for our welfare? Those are some of the questions posed in the research project “Beyond GDP growth. Scenarios for a sustainable society“. The project has received SEK 23 million from the Swedish Research Council Formas.
2013-11-12
PRESS RELEASE |
The price of carbon credits in the EU must come up, or climate investments will come to a halt. A new IVL report, commissioned by the Swedish government, examines the emissions trading system and how the international carbon market can be developed in the long term. The report lists a number of possible actions. One option is to freeze excess allowances. Another one is to introduce a floor price on emission allowances.
2013-11-12
PRESS RELEASE |
Growing financial prosperity in the Baltic countries, and thus higher private consumption, is creating more waste. To tackle the waste challenges facing the ten countries around the Baltic Sea, the EU project RECO Baltic 21 Tech has developed a joint waste strategy.
2013-11-04
PRESS RELEASE |
The number of goods produced and sold under some form of environmental labelling has increased sharply in recent years, this according to a coming report from the research program Entwined, led by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute. Behind the rapid development are some of the world's largest private consumer goods companies.
2013-10-30
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Leading experts, scientists, policy makers and negotiators, as well as representatives from international organizations and the business community, gathered to discuss air quality issues in June during a workshop organized by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.
2013-10-15
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Over a million Swedes state that they have health problems caused by their indoor environment, either in their homes or at work. Four out of ten homes are damaged by mould or dampness, which can cause health problems. IVL, Umeå University and SP Technical Research Institute are now working towards establishing a national centre of excellence for indoor environment, and the idea has caught the attention of the Ministry of Social Affairs.
2013-10-01
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The newly started research project Zenn, Nearly Zero Energy Neighbourhoods, aims to reduce energy use in existing buildings and neighbourhoods. Two residential areas in Malmö are participating in the project and in conjunction with the renovation of the areas a number of specific measures will be implemented.
2013-10-01
NEWS |
Short-lived air pollutants, including black carbon, have significant effects on the environment as well as on air quality and health. Commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Nordic countries are now identifying their own emissions and mapping effective preventive measures.

Updated: 2013-06-25
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