PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 1999, Vol. 18 ›› Issue (4): 373-378.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.1999.04.012

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Sustainable Development in Sweden

GAO Geng he   

  1. Department of Geography, Nanyang Teachers’ College 473061
  • Received:1999-06-01 Revised:1999-11-01 Online:1999-12-24 Published:1999-12-24

Abstract: Sweden is one of the best examples that do well in sustainable development in the World. The thesis analyzes its background, historical course and its development tendencies, and inquires into its successful experience in sustainable development. This provides some references to the sustainable development of China. In the course of sustainable development in Sweden, aiming at different problems during different periods, the countermeasures are adopted from diluting the waste, end of pipe solution to recycling, clean production and sustainable cyclic society. Participators ranges from scientists, NGOs, environmental experts and engineers to common citizens and consumers. At present, the government of Sweden promotes actively green consumption and ecological society, develops vigorously sustainable energy and transport, emphasizes public participation, and advances actively local agenda 21.

Key words: Environmental protection, Sustainable development, Sweden, The public

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