Clean air in cities, shipping, agriculture and industry production is a matter of global health. Consequently, this white paper highlights some of the best practice examples of Danish clean air solutions, which can be implemented in different sectors to reduce ambient air pollution.

Ambient air pollution is a global health challenge causing premature deaths of millions each year as well as a very high cost to societies globally. Technological innovation is key in battling air pollution and at the same time maintaining economic growth. Here, industries play a crucial role in terms of innovating and developing new efficient solutions that can reduce air pollution. Solutions that often need to be incentivised through taxes, regulation and other initiatives as a driver for the market.

A long-term focus on improving air quality

For many years, Denmark has been focused on developing clean air technologies and solutions to those sectors that represent a significant source of air pollution, including shipping, industrial production, agriculture, transportation, heating and power generation. Coupled with strict environmental legislation and air quality monitoring, this sector-focus has helped to significantly reduce ambient air pollution in Denmark’s urban and rural areas.

Find inspiration for your own clean air projects

This white paper features lessons learned from Denmark’s 50 years’ of experience with fighting ambient air pollution. Through state-of-the-art case examples in cities, shipping, agriculture and industry production, the white paper illustrates how implementing clean air solutions is viable to societies and offers benefits to both people’s health and the environment. It is meant to serve as an inspiration and a tool to reap the benefits of implementing clean air solutions across sectors.

We hope you will be inspired.

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