Government as footpads – Denmark

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The right-conservative government of Denmark is trying to do everything possible to deter refugees and migrants from coming into the country. 2015 Technorati Tags: Denmark , refugees , migrants , highwayrobbery

What is the National Bird of Denmark?

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / What is the National Bird of Denmark? What is the National Bird of Denmark? By Corey • March 4, 2011 • 3 comments Tweet Share The Mute Swan Cygnus olor became the national bird of Denmark in 1984, replacing the Skylark Alauda arvensis. It is no wonder that the ugly duckling grew up to be the national bird of Denmark.

Twenty-five Percent of Denmark is Powered Exclusively by Wind

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"Denmark is no stranger to green energy, but this latest news is something special. megawatt offshore wind turbine up and running, Denmark has just stepped over the one gigawatt wind energy threshold. The government of Denmark isn''t satisfied with 25 percent.

Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

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Denmark chose animal rights over religion Monday by enacting a sweeping ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The new regulation banning the religious slaughter of animals was signed into Read More The post Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Earthquake Yoga: Stretching from Nepal to Denmark.

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New Agro Food Park for Denmark to change the core of a broken system

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Now Denmark is putting its stake in the ground and ploughing ahead with new ideas. We all need better food in our lives. It’s working with leading architects and is making investments in a making huge investments in a balanced whole-systems and ecological approach to growing our food.

Denmark to end their reliance on fossil fuels, aims for 100 percent renewable energy in 2050

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The new red and green government in Denmark wants to end the country’s reliance on fossil fuels. By 2050 Denmark should get 100% of their energy from renewable energy sources. Under the new plan the government wants to see Denmark generate 52% of its energy from renewable sources, such as wind power, as early as 2020. This target alone would cut Denmark’s greenhouse gas emissions with 35% based on 1990 levels. According to estimates the energy plan will cost Denmark 5.6

Denmark’s new government promises far reaching green policies

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From 2001 and until recently, Denmark was run by a liberal-conservative government supported by a far right nationalist party. Traumatized by the Iraq war, in which Denmark participated on the most narrow of parliamentary majorities, they have promised to work for a change of law to require 2/3, not 50%, of the votes for such serious decisions as wars. Often visitors to Denmark express respect for our wind mills and green initiatives.

Easyecar’s Martin Thomson Says Better Place EV Plan Problematic for Denmark

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Denmark’s Thomson prefers “freedom of charge&# over Better Place’s forced charging network. Cars & Transportation Denmark electric cars project better place

Brigitte Nielsen Asks Denmark to Stop Shooting Pigs

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Brigitte’s home country of Denmark uses pigs as part Read More The post Brigitte Nielsen Asks Denmark to Stop Shooting Pigs appeared first on Ecorazzi. Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen is asking her country to get with the times and stop using animals in their military training. Animals Causes News Top News brigitte nielsen

Better Place Denmark Hopes to Get Electric Car Venture (Finally) Going in October

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Denmark’s Better Place commercial launch may finally take place – in October. Thomson said that despite this issue, Better Place may have an advantage over other companies, such as Nissan, whose Leaf electric model will only be available in Denmark sometime in 2012.

Wales and Denmark to Work Together on Sustainability

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We hear lots about Denmark in terms of great place to live and their sensible policies on renewable energy and sustainability. Wales and Denmark have pledged to work together on sustainability opportunities ahead of the Rio+20 summit taking place later this month.

“How we deal with thieves in Denmark.” (video)

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“Did you steal my pony?” ” “Yes I can’t deny it. I’m sorry. I was really drunk” “That’s cool I know how it is” “I thought it would be funny to have my girlfriend wake up to to a huge My Little Pony” Top Reddit comments: “Being civilized got things done quicker than lawsuits or […]. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only

Better Place Inaugurates First Battery Swap in Denmark

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Denmark is the newest country to get Israeli innovator Shai Agassi’s battery-switching stations. But with the first of these 20 stations planned in Denmark now open, maybe that is about to change.

Obama going to Denmark to make Olympics pitch – but won’t go to the UN climate meetings there in December?

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Tomorrow President Barack Obama will visit Denmark to try to raise support for Chicago’s Olympic bid for the 2016 summer games. First lady Michelle Obama arrived in Denmark earlier and will, with the support of Oprah Winfrey, also try to help out with the lobbying.

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Denmark Scraps Fat Tax in Victory for Big Food

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Denmark has scrapped the world’s first “fat tax”, which was charged on foods high in saturated fats , after just one year. Plans to introduce a tax on sugar have also been abandoned.

Denmark becomes First Country to Tax Saturated Fat

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In October, Denmark implemented the world’s first tax that directly targets saturated fat in foods. Saturated fat, according to the World Health Organization, raises low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels which can increase the risk of cardio vascular disease. Saturated fat is found in foods from animal sources, such as butter and bacon. Any products which contain more than 2.3 percent saturated fat are subject to the tax.

Copenhagen wins ‘European Green Capital’

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Denmark Comes Top in First-of-Kind Global Cleantech Innovation Index

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Denmark, followed by Israel, Sweden, Finland and the US provide the best conditions today for clean technology start-up creation, with companies in the Asia Pacific region following closely behind when it comes to commercial success, the first Global Cleantech Innovation Index shows.

Holding Hands with Mister No-Action.

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What Do I Stand For? The Postmodern Predicament.

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Last November, I published an article called, "The Apocalypse May Already Be Here, or Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark,” where I shared some of my thoughts about the state of culture in one of the most progressive societies on earth.

Ask Anthony: Where is Flight 370?

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Now that’s huge! Record-breaking wind turbine being built by Siemens

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A prototype 6-megawatt turbine will be erected at the Østerild test station in Denmark later this fall. Renewable Energy Denmark Germany green technology offshore wind farm renewable technologies Siemens UK wind energy wind power wind turbine

Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe to avoid inbreeding [video]

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Lifestyle animals Copenhagen Denmark In the latest tragedy for animal rights, and it happened in Europe, a Danish zoo has reportedly shot and killed a perfectly healthy giraffe which was given to the lions as food.

Shai Agassi Fired from Better Place Electric Car Company

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It has been my pleasure to lead that effort along with my colleague CEOs in Israel, Denmark and now the Netherlands. Cars & Transportation Australia Better Place China Denmark electric car Israel shai agassi

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Is Better Place Building An EV Monopoly?

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Despite concern that Better Place is losing millions as it slowly brings electric vehicles to market in Israel and Denmark, some in the cleantech industry are also worried that the Israel electric vehicle (EV) company is the only one out there trying to make the business work.

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It’s California or Bust for Better Place’s eTaxis

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Instead they teamed with French automaker Renault and pioneered their subscription model electric cars in Denmark and Israel where border to border coverage didn’t require many battery swap stations. Cars & Transportation Better Place California Denmark electric cars Israel

Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

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Although the Netherlands and Denmark had far more pervasive cycling cultures, it was France that ushered the world into the third generation of bike sharing in 1998, when advertising company Clear Channel began the world’s first public computerized program with 200 bikes in the city of Rennes.

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Better Place Puts 100 Electric Cars on Israeli Roads

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Maurice Test Drives the Better Place Electric Car: “Like a Dragster” Cars & Transportation Cleantech, Science & Technology Better Place Denmark electric cars EVs Israel Tel AvivBetter Place Renault Fluence electric cars hit the road on way to customers.

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After Pep Talk to Better Place Car Buyers Last Week, New CEO Fired

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The company was hoping to gain 1 percent of the market in Israel by now, and has set up an electric charge network in Denmark to do the same. . Cars & Transportation Better Place Denmark electric car EV Evan Thornley Idan Ofer Israel range anxiety shai agassi

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Wolfgang Sachs on sustainable development vs economic growth

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World leaders apologizes for climate failure in Copenhagen ads

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Our world leaders haven’t yet apologized for their climate failure in Copenhagen so Greenpeace and the global tcktcktck campaign have done it for them in these advertisements at the Copenhagen airport: “I’m sorry,&# the text of the ad reads.

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Moscow Arctic Forum promises peaceful exploitation, silent on risks

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During the end of September the “Arctic nations&# – Canada, Russia, Norway, the United States and Denmark – met in Moscow to agree on territorial claims.

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Copenhagen and Lund – two cities in Scandinavia where bicycles dominate

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Cars & Transportation bicycle Copenhagen cycling Denmark Europe Lund Scandinavia StreetFilms Sweden transportation Velo-City videoHere are two videos from Streetfilms and the BBC which shows two cities in Scandinavia where bicycles dominate.

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WorldWatch Institute Closes Shop with a Bicycle Bang

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The expectations on Copenhagen among young people

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Danish COP15 host Connie Hedegaard appointed EU Commissioner for the Climate

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Copenhagen 2009 Barroso climate climate change Commissioner for the Climate Connie Hedegaard Cop15 Copenhagen Denmark environment EU EU Commissioner EU Commissioner for the Climate EuropeNow, this is the Google Search of the Day!

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Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

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The draft text was apparently worked out by developed nations such as the UK, US and Denmark and planned to be adapted by nations during the final week of the summit. Photo credit: america.gov.

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Rewrite’s Soft and Cozy Study Bubble by GamFratesi

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Fashion & Design Denmark Italy Middle East officeWant to get rid of the clutter from your home office? Cozy up in the Rewrite desk. Even when I had a large two room open-concept flat in a Templar’s house in Tel Aviv, I still craved the intimacy of small spaces.

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Tourists Not Terrorists: The Middle East Can Capitalize on World Eco-Travel Trends

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Sweden, Switzerland, and Denmark—three countries holding the top three spots in the environmental sustainability pillar- are characterized by strong environmental legislation and a focus on developing the tourism sector in a sustainable way.