The following five news articles were the most read at StateofGreen.com during the month of July, 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.
The Global Wind Atlas is widely used across the world
The Global Wind Atlas 2.0 (GWA 2.0) of the department of wind energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Wind Energy) was launched six months ago, with support from The World Bank Group. It is a free, web-based application developed to help energy planners identify potential high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world and perform preliminary calculations. Read more.
Producing more with less: The Danish agriculture and food cluster’s recipe for accelerating progress on the UN SDG’s
The white paper Producing More With Less developed by State of Green, presents concrete examples from Denmark via the use of case studies that detail how an environmentally and economically sustainable agriculture and food sector can be achieved. Read more.
Researchers transform CO2 into green gas
Engineers from Aarhus University want to transform CO₂ from a harmful greenhouse gas in the atmosphere to usable energy in the natural gas grid. Together with the Danish catalysis company Haldor Topsøe and a number of other companies, researchers from the Department of Engineering have developed a technology that can convert CO₂ and water into methane by using electricity. Read more.
The Copenhagen harbour – From cesspool to bustling, recreational and sustainable city area
Ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Copenhagen can also add a new title to its crown. The city has recently been awarded the world’s best city according to CNN when it comes to swimming. This is for instance due to Copenhagen’s clean harbour water, which makes it possible for people to enjoy swimming in the popular harbour baths. Read more.
Denmark expands its deposit and return system to increase recycling
The Danish government is expanding the deposit system to include bottles used for fruit juices and fruit concentrates. This will benefit consumers and encourage recycling. Read more.
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