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In Denmark we have a number of green sectors working in close collaboration to solve the problems of our common future. Start exploring!


Denmark - Becoming the State of Green

Sustainable economic growth and security of energy and water supply are among the greatest global challenges today. As the first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the transition and become a green and resource efficient economy entirely independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

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News 2015.10.09

New Environmental Requirements for Ships Cut Air Pollution by Half

New international regulations require ships in the North Sea and Baltic Sea to run on clean fuels with a low content of sulphur..To stop ships from ignoring the rules and continuing to pollute using illicit fuels, the Ministry of the...

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Future Water: Setting new standards for drinking water supply

Innovative collaboration in the Danish water industry develops holistic solutions for sustainable and efficient water supply – tailor-made for export and use in water utilities worldwide....

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Our transition – public participation towards a low carbon economy

Co-create, co-develop, co-inspire - how do we cope with the present and future environmental and climate related challenges? A transition towards a more sustainable society needs legitimacy from both top and bottom of society. Climate change emanates from a number...

News 2015.10.09

32 Specific Recommendations for 55,000 Green Jobs

This is the central conclusion of 3F's green think tank’s report ‘Green Transition - the way to new jobs and a better climate’, which was recently launched..The report offers 32 recommendations for organising Danish framework conditions towards growth and job...

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Denmark – a world leading lab for green technologies

In the transition to a green and more energy and resource efficient society it is of vital importance that a transformation of the energy sector goes hand in hand with a focused effort within research, test and demonstration in order...

News 2015.10.08

Chinese President Calls for Closer Cooperation with Denmark

During Climate Week NYU 2015 the two leaders' met on the sidelines of the ongoing general debate of the United Nations General Assembly, at which Xi delivered a speech..Reviewing the "fruitful exchanges and cooperation" between the two countries, Xi noted...

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On the path to a sustainable 2050

Denmark - a Global Leader on climate and energy. The WWFrecognises the ambitious climate and energy policies of the Danish government as a gift to the earth for Denmark’s leadership. Read their reasons why here....

News 2015.10.08

Great Interest in Participating in the Bidding of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

The Danish Energy Agency has now received 8 applications for prequalification to participate in the tender for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak , totaling an installed capacity of 600 MW..This is the largest number of applicants for the...

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Visit Denmark on a State of Green Tour

Experience Danish solutions in the fields of energy, climate adaptation, water and environment. State of Green offers to create a tailor-made programme of site visits and business meetings with leading Danish companies, institutions and public authorities.


House of Green

House of Green is an interactive showroom and visitors' center located at the newly renovated Industriens Hus in the heart of Copenhagen. House of Green uses a combination of guided storytelling and self-exploration to showcase Danish integrated solutions and scenarios across the landscape of energy, water, climate, resources and the environment.


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