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.

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Denmark Plans to (Finally) Outlaw Bestiality

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Denmark is planning to make sex between a human and an animal, known as bestiality, illegal. Read More The post Denmark Plans to (Finally) Outlaw Bestiality appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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. Animals Causes Eats News Top News

Denmark Gets Cycling Superhighway to Copenhagen

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But Middle Eastern cities looking to cut smog and the health effects of car transport might consider installing a super highway for bikes, like a new project in Denmark that has paved an 18 km cycling pathway for Danish commuters around Copenhagen. Where cyclists in Denmark usually bike to work to save time getting caught in traffic, the effect is a marked increase in air quality. Cars & Transportation Amman Cairo cycling Denmark Egypt Jordan Tel Aviv

Religious Slaughter Now Banned in Denmark

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A Read More The post Religious Slaughter Now Banned in Denmark appeared first on Ecorazzi. Per European Union regulations, animals must be stunned before they are killed in slaughterhouses. The E.U. does, however, allow member nations to exempt those who are performing religious slaughters. Animals Causes News Top News

Earthquake Yoga: Stretching from Nepal to Denmark.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Yoga denmark earthquake guilt Nepal personal responsibility4 relief effortWhen gratitude is mixed with guilt, earthquakes are also a great time for confusion, nightmares and shame. The privilege to reflect on these feelings in leisure and the ability to question these gifts of comfort is one I am well aware of, yet surely still take for granted.

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

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. William McDonough + Partners, GXN, 3XN Architects, BCVA and Urland have put together the master plan the Agro Food Park (AFP), which is built on an existing hub of agricultural innovation center.

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. When the EV network builder Better Place launched their electric car battery exchange network in Denmark last month , not everyone was overly enthusiastic that the company’s unique system of stations to exchange the special lithium ion battery pack with freshly charged ones would go over with the Danes. Cars & Transportation Denmark electric cars project better plac

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. Better Place’s electric car project in Denmark will finally get going in that country after all, says easyecar blog author Martin Thomson, who is an authority on several electric car models that are vying to be introduced into Denmark. Denmark Plans to (Slowly) Enter Electric Car Network. Cars & Transportation Denmark electric cars project better place

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.

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. Welsh environment minister John Griffiths met with Denmark But we hear much less about Wales. Actually to be fair,we hear very little about Wales in anything.

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. The first of 20 long-planned Better Place battery swap stations slated for installation over the next twelve months was inaugurated today, CNet is reporting. The EV battery switching station was installed in Gladsaxe, a town just outside of Copenhagen.

“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

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.

Valravn Wines: Sonoma County Old Wine Zinfandel (2015)

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In keeping with this unpleasant precedent, a supernatural creature is found in the folklore of Denmark called the valravn , an unearthly, macabre being that traditionally takes the form of a raven. The name of this supernatural raven from Denmark makes an unlikely name for a California vintner, but Valravn Wines has been making wines in the heart of the Sonoma County wine country since 2014. Birding Food Reviews Birds and Booze Common Raven Denmark Halloween ravens wine

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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. In making the announcement , the Danish government said the tax had been criticised for increasing prices for consumers and companies, and for putting Danish jobs at risk.

Copenhagen wins ‘European Green Capital’

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Bristol Copenhagen Denmark England Europe France Frankfurt Germany Hamburg Nantes News Spain Stockholm Sweden Vitoria-Gasteiz eco-innovation European Green Capital Award Green Travel News Reuters

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. Copenhagen 2009 Barack Obama Brazil Chicago climate Cop15 Copenhagen Denmark Japan lobbying Michelle Obama Olympic Olympic summer games Olympics Oprah Winfrey politics summer games USAPhoto credit: cmaccubbin.

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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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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) being denmark nothingness SilenceMy heart is raptured by his passion for passively doing and actively being.

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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. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks alcohol culture denmark depth gen y narcissism ole vadum dahl parenting pornography Postmodernism spirituality

"Here's what it could cost for America to buy Greenland"

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In 1946, the United States offered Denmark $100 million in gold to buy Greenland, according to documents in the US National Archives. If history is any guide, the autonomous Danish territory is worth at least $1 billion. That's equivalent to $1.3 billion today, taking inflation into account. via www.cnn.com.

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Ask Anthony: Where is Flight 370?

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Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) BP denmark Flight 370 Funny grandma humor Malasia neil degrasse tyson Science travel The no mud, no lotus theory of everything indicates that the moment that plane vanished, somewhere in the multiverse, planes emerged from nothing, fully loaded, flying at speed. That''s science.

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. The reason why Marius the giraffe was shot and killed: to prevent inbreeding and weakening the genetic population at the zoo. If the story sounds reminiscent of the Holocaust, that’s what I thought too.

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 agassiIsrael’s iconic CEO Shai Agassi has been fired from his position at the electric car company Better Place. He will be replaced by Evan Thornley, the current CEO of Better Place Australia.

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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. It has already begun to sell in Denmark and is hoping to expand its network globally. Business & Politics Better Place Denmark electric cars EVs Israel

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Better Place Puts 100 Electric Cars on Israeli Roads

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This infrastructure, which is already in place in both Denmark and Holland, consists not only of special “charging posts” to recharge the car’s lithium ion batteries, but special battery pack exchange stations that enable the car’s battery pack to be exchanged for a freshly charged one in only about 3 minutes. Better Place Renault Fluence electric cars hit the road on way to customers.

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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 turbineGerman manufactuer Siemens have constructed off-shore wind turbines with record-breaking rotors. These enormous rotor blades are 75 meters long, which makes a single blade almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380.

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 IsraelThe Better Place electric transportation company was founded in California’s silicon valley, not far from where the Tesla electric car company began.

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 agassiIs Better Place hiring a new CEO?

2013 69

WorldWatch Institute Closes Shop with a Bicycle Bang

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Tags: Alt Fuels and Transportation Bicycles Climate Change/Global Warming Health and Fitness Amsterdam Asia bicycle bicycling bikes biking Denmark Europe Germany Holland infrastructure Netherlands Power to the Pedals The Bicycle: Vehicle for a Small Planet transport transportation United States WorldWatch Institute

2010 74

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. Travel & Nature Bahrain Denmark Egypt Germany Greece green tourism Lebanon Portugal Qatar Sweden TunisiaThe three winners from the Middle East/MENA region are Tunisia, Bahrain and Qatar in new survey on tourism trends.

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. Those were the days when I was writing for newspapers, and found my thinking cap worked best when I was tucked into my home office under the stairs.

2011 66

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. Cars & Transportation bicycle bike fleet bike share bike-sharing biking china Copenhagen cycling Denmark Europe France Italy Mexico City renewables Spain USA

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At least no one said 'Canada'

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Denmark. I randomly take attendance in my Intro class (for exam bonus points).    Today, to record attendance, and for fun, under the guise of 'current events are important,' I asked the class to put their name on a sheet of paper and list three countries in which the U.S. has active military engagements--that is, fighting.    A few random (cherry-picked) responses: South Africa. North Korea. Japan. China. Vietnam. Liberia. Africa. Middle East. Lebanon.

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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. Business & Politics Arctic arctic forum Canada Denmark George Monbiot Moscow natural resources Norway oil politics Russia territorial claims USA Vladimir Putin

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World leaders apologizes for climate failure in Copenhagen ads

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Copenhagen 2009 ad campaign ads advertisement advertising campaign Angela Merkel Barack Obama climate climate failure climate summit Cop15 Copenhagen Denmark Dmitry Medvedev Donald Tusk Europe failure Gordon Brown Greenpeace José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero Kevin Rudd Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Nicolas Sarkozy Stephen Harper tcktcktck

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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. You have probably already heard about Copenhagen and the city’s great reputation as a bicycle city. But you might not have heard about Lund, a Swedish town where around 60% of the population use bicycles and public transportation. "The

2010 62

Wolfgang Sachs on sustainable development vs economic growth

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Business & Politics Cop15 Copenhagen Denmark economic system economics economy efficiency environment green growth sustainability Wolfgang SachsGerman scholar Wolfgang Sachs talked about sustainable development versus economic growth in Copenhagen on invitation by The Ecological Council , The European Environment Agency and the Danish newspaper Information. Wolfgang Sachs is a former professor, former chairman of Greenpeace Germany, author of several books and contributor to the IPCC.

2010 64

Martin Sheen Condemns Pilot Whale Slaughter

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Martin Sheen is speaking out against Denmark’s use of warships so that the horrific mass killing of pilot whales can continue. The “West Wing” star composed a letter to Danish Read More The post Martin Sheen Condemns Pilot Whale Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News martin sheen