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Normal.dotm 0 0 1 274 1562 SYS-CON Media 13 3 1918 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false The city of Stockholm received the award for European Green City 2010. It's the first award given in what is expected to be a long series of showcasing cities across the European Union. Now I understand, Sweden is one of the more green countries in Europe. After visiting most of western Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Belgium...), I have to say, the streets are far cleaner in Stockholm and Swedish cities than in the other countries. Fast Facts about Stockholm's Green Measures: Stockholm has reduced CO2 emissions by 25% compared to the 1990 levels. CO2 emissions are less than 4 tonnes CO2 per capita - half the national Swedish average. Stockholm has the ambitious target of becoming a fossil fuel free city by 2050. 69% of all households have access to district heating - and... (more)