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"Emissions of greenhouse gases in Sweden are greatly underestimated"

Wetlands

Anders Lindroth, professor emeritus, has been published in DN Debatt together with Lars Tranvik, professor of limnology at Uppsala University. Lindroth and Tranvik argue that Sweden's net emissions of greenhouse gases are much higher than society expects.

In the method that the UN uses to calculate the amount of carbon dioxide emitted, lakes, watercourses and wetlands are not included. If these are included, the picture changes radically, Lindroth and Tranvik say.