Today, the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen presented the Danish government's 13 “climate partnerships” at a meeting in Marienborg, the Prime Minister’s residence. The 13 partnerships represent all branches of Danish business.Read more
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Starting in 2020, new climate-friendly asphalt will be used by contractors on Danish roads, when new road paving is needed. The decision to increase the use of the new climate-friendly asphalt was taken by the Danish government after testing the new climate-friendly asphalt on four Danish highways. The project to develop a new type of […]
Scientists and top executives from the business community join forces in appointing the climate solutions and technologies that can have the greatest impact on the climate and at the same time are based on Denmark’s existing positions of strength. Solutions that can give Denmark a key role in the global climate action.
Ten nordic ports have issued a declaration signalling their intention to collaborate on environmental and climate challenges. This includes a focus on alternative energy sources and technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Today, the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen presented the Danish government’s 13 “climate partnerships” at a meeting in Marienborg, the Prime Minister’s residence. The 13 partnerships represent all branches of Danish business.
Deep disparities define today’s energy world. The dissonance between well-supplied oil markets and growing geopolitical tensions and uncertainties. The gap between the ever-higher amounts of greenhouse gas emissions being produced and the insufficiency of stated policies to curb those emissions in line with international climate targets. The gap between the promise of energy for all and the lack of electricity access for 850 million people around the world.
ROCKWOOL, FLSmidth and DTU Chemical Engineering exchange knowledge about red-hot processes with less CO2 impact for the manufacture of insulation material and cement. For FLSmidth, the project is part of its new MissionZero strategy that will enable its customers in cement and mining to move towards zero emissions in 2030.
All sitting political parties in the Danish parliament have reached a consensus on the allocation of the so-called ‘Research Reserve’ this week. EUR 200 million is earmarked for green research within areas such as agricultural transformation, environmentally friendly transport and sustainable cities. This is a significantly greater sum than was allocated in 2019.
Today, Permanent Secretary of the Danish Ministry for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Morten Bæk, participated at the launch of the Vietnam Energy Outlook Report in Hanoi, Vietnam. The report holds solutions to how Vietnam can reduce the country’s CO₂ emissions by millions of tonnes and create a green and sustainable energy system.
The number of tourists coming to Denmark has risen significantly in the past decade. The reason for choosing Denmark as a holiday destination is increasingly due to the country’s image as a green nation.
Yesterday, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities met the international press at State of Green in Copenhagen to discuss the green transition, climate ambitions and Denmark’s international role in mitigating the effects of climate change.
Together with suppliers, Danish local and regional governments are utilising smart city technologies and data to reduce traffic and climate challenges – fast. If realised, the socio-economic benefits could amount to 700 million euros and save over 5,000 tonnes of CO2 annually.
Denmark has the experience and technology to help lift the big promises made at the several green summits during the autumn. The determination to live up to these promises is clearly marked by the visit to Denmark by the minister of the Environment, Climate and the Energy Sector from the German state Baden-Württemberg. The visit will showcase concrete Danish green approaches and solutions.
This week, a group of Chinese mayors and senior officials from Hubei Province start a two-week training programme in Denmark to learn from Danish municipalities, companies, green solutions and knowledge institutions, all working with the green transition.
The Danish Energy Agency and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) will cooperate on mapping the potential for offshore wind in Vietnam. A potential that is one of the highest in South East Asia, according to the Danish Energy Agency.
The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) market analysis and forecast on renewable energy for 2019 was released today. After growth in capacity stalled in 2018, additions are set to rise this year, primarily due to solar PV and to a lesser extent, onshore wind.