On June 29, the Danish government signed an energy agreement with the support of all the sitting parties in the Danish parliament. The agreement reaffirms and strengthens Denmark's climate and energy goals leading up to 2030.Read more
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Some of Denmark’s largest companies in the food industry are, together with nonprofits Stop Wasting Food and The Danish Food Bank, gathering companies and consumers in the fight against food waste. Their goal is to halve food loss and waste by 2030.
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Denmark’s overall share of renewable energy is set to grow over the next three years and Denmark will more than meet its EU energy and climate requirements by 2020. These are some of the main conclusions from the Danish Energy Agency’s annual Energy and Climate Outlook, which is now available in English.
A new sustainable soap, based on left over coffee grounds from coffee brewing, is being produced at the Danish music festival, Smukfest, in the city of Skanderborg. The soap is part of a circular economy project created by Agro Business Park.
Erosion to the tips of wind turbine blades affects the productivity and longevity of the turbines, costing billions globally. Putting a swimming cap on the tips to combat erosion is a unique solution that is rapidly growing in popularity.
Electronic waste or e-waste is one of the world’s biggest climate villains, and the issue is exacerbated by our throwaway culture, where recycling does not create economic or environmental gain. Danish researchers want to put an end to this.
The Bolivian government has recently announced plans to establish three wind farms. Construction is expected to begin in late 2019 and once completed, will assist the Andean nation in securing a more stable electricity supply and fulfilling its climate objectives.
A new European Commission report shows that EU Member States have made considerable efforts to address pressures on the marine environment. Despite this, the measures are not yet sufficient to achieve good, healthy and productive seas by 2020.
Right now, one of the largest sports events ever in Denmark takes place in the bay of Aarhus, Denmark and sustainability is high on the agenda. During the championships, food trash and paper is collected and converted into green biogas. This is the result of a partnership between the energy company E.ON, the sustainability agency Worldperfect, The Tuborg Foundation and the organisers of the world championships.
The Danish island of Bornholm’s airport is the hub for a project, which aims to demonstrate that solar power plants with heat pumps can produce energy at night and during the winter, thereby replacing oil-fired boilers in companies and private households. The research and development project has international perspectives.