The UN General-Secretary asked Denmark to take a leading role ahead of the climate summit in New York September 23, 2019. Denmark has specifically been asked to lead the effort towards a global transition to sustainable energy. Especially investments in clean energy sources in economically emerging countries and developing countries will be focus points.Read more
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Denmark has signed an expansion of the existing energy collaboration between Turkey and Denmark, which means that the Danish Energy Agency now launches a new government cooperation with a focus on offshore wind. Since 2017, the Danish Energy Agency has supported the green transition in the heating sector in Turkey, who now also wish to benefit from Danish experience in the offshore wind sector.
The UN Environment released its sixth global environment outlook during the UN Climate Summit that took place in Kenya last week. The report argues that the world has the technological, scientific and financial resources needed to secure a healthy planet, but the need for immediate action is paramount.
The P4G award winner NextWave Plastics displayed a bankable sustainable solution during the UN Climate Summit taking place in Nairobi, Kenya this week. A great example showing that solving global challenges requires broad commitment and cooperation, said Danish Minister for Food and Environment.
On March 11-12, a delegation from China Association of Circular Economy (CACE) visited Denmark to explore Danish policies, experiences and solutions within circular economy and waste treatment. This two-day visiting started at State of Green’s newly modernised showroom House of Green, followed by site visits at AffaldPlus and Kalundborg Forsyning.
The UN General-Secretary asked Denmark to take a leading role ahead of the climate summit in New York September 23, 2019. Denmark has specifically been asked to lead the effort towards a global transition to sustainable energy. Especially investments in clean energy sources in economically emerging countries and developing countries will be focus points.
On February 27 Portugal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, visited the newly renovated House of Green. During his visit, the minister was introduced to Danish green solutions that could assist Portugal in accelerating their journey to carbon neutrality.
The state of New York aims to become a hub for the burgeoning offshore wind industry in the US. Recognising that this must be accompanied by strong port infrastructure and tangible benefits for the local community in which it operates, such as growth and job creation, the state is harnessing Danish expertise to ensure their ambitious visions become a sustainable reality.
The following five news articles were the most read at StateofGreen.com during the month of February 2019. This is your chance to catch up on news items you may have missed that were popular with our readers. The news stories are organised in descending order, with the most read story appearing first.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has conducted an extensive analysis of the innovation landscape for the integration of variable renewable power; mapping and categorising the many examples of innovation and innovative solutions across the globe.
From March 4 until March 10, the international public-private partnership Danish Clean Tech Hub will be hosting Circular City Week in New York City for the first time. The event is an open collaborative festival for circular economy related events.
A new report from Aarhus University reveals the competencies of the Danish agriculture and food cluster in reusing residuals and by-products from food production to create new products such as biogas and animal feed. The cluster’s focus on recirculation and efficient utilisation of resources creates positive environmental impacts and minimises food waste and loss.