The following five news articles were the most read at StateofGreen.com during the month of September, 2018. 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.
Copenhagen will host major climate summit in 2019
The Danish capital has been chosen as the host city for the ”C40 Mayors Summit” taking place in the autumn of 2019. More than 1,000 delegates from 96 mega cities around the world will gather in Copenhagen to discuss ways for cities to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement and limit CO2 emissions through green transition and climate adaptation. Read more.
New national Danish strategy for circular economy
On 1 September, the Danish government presented its strategy for circular economy. With EUR 16 million divided between 15 initiatives, the government accelerates the transition to a more sustainable society, where materials and products are recirculated, used for their full potential and waste is minimised. The transition holds significant potential for the environment and the economy. Read more.
The Danes are coming to IWA 2018 – armed with solutions to combat global water challenges
Next week, one of the world’s leading water conferences, IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition kicks off in Tokyo and a large Danish delegation led by Minister for Environment and Food, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, will participate. As the third largest delegation coming to Tokyo, more than 100 Danish water professionals are looking forward to exchange knowledge and be inspired by new solutions on how to solve the growing global water challenges. Read more.
Bicycle superhighways increase employee health and decrease Denmark’s CO2 emissions
Earlier this week, a new 4 metre wide bicycle superhighway was inaugurated in Aarhus, Denmark. Denmark is implementing more and more superhighways for bicycles. The highways are not only expanding in the capital city, Copenhagen, but the initiative is now also spreading to the second largest Danish city, Aarhus. Read more.
New white paper on energy renovation of buildings launched in Finland
A Danish business delegation is currently visiting Finland to share Danish experiences and solutions within sustainable construction of buildings. In connection to an event on urban solutions in the Nordics, State of Green launched the white paper “Energy renovation of buildings”. Read more.