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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

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


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3XN unveils Denmarks first climate-positive hotel for Bornholm island


If we in Denmark want to be able to achieve our climate goals, the construction industry needs to think and act differently, and there is therefore a great need for lighthouse projects like this.”

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. That''s almost enough power to send a Delorean back in time, and it also just happens to be a full 25 percent of Denmark''s entire energy needs. The government of Denmark isn''t satisfied with 25 percent. clean energy ecology Denmark green energy environment wind power

New metro stations extend sustainable, site-sensitive transit in Denmark


Original post: New metro stations extend sustainable, site-sensitive transit in Denmark. Green central-station copenhagen denmark gold-targeted metro mixed-use nordhavn public transit rasmus-hjortsh urban development urban revitalization

Denmark’s top fur cooperative is closing


While animal-lovers may rejoice at the end of Kopenhagen Fur, it comes on the tail of a massive culling of about 17 million farmed mink in Denmark due to worries that they could spread a mutated form of COVID-19 to humans. Related: Denmark to cull millions of minks to prevent spread of mutant coronavirus Humane Society International predicts that this could signify the end of the global fur industry. Denmark’s top fur cooperative is closing.

Denmark’s artificial island for green energy to power 3M homes


The government of Denmark has approved plans for an artificial island in the North Sea to act as a clean energy hub for the country. Related: 3XN unveils Denmark’s first climate-positive hotel for Bornholm island The proposed island will be the size of 18 football fields in its first phase and will link to offshore wind turbines. This is truly a great moment for Denmark and for the global green transition,” said Dan Jørgensen, Denmark’s Energy Minister. “(The

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

Discover the powers of nature in Denmarks newly opened NATURKRAFT exploratorium


Last week, Denmark’s NATURKRAFT officially opened to offer the public a new space for experiencing the “physical and aesthetic powers of nature.” The second zone, which focuses on “participation,” comprises an inner nature and adventure park with playful installations and a 17-kilometer-long “cross section” of the local biotopes throughout the western Jutland of Denmark. Discover the powers of nature in Denmarks newly opened NATURKRAFT exploratorium.

Scandinavia’s largest wind farm has opened

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Even though Denmark already generates a large share of its electricity by wind power the addition of Kriegers Flak means that Danish production of wind power significantly increases, adding 16 per cent to the country’s capacity. By Anders Lorenzen. Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.

Spend the night among the trees in southern Denmark


While a tent or a lean-to might come to mind, if you find yourself in a particular section of the landscape near Genner, Denmark, a nest hanging from the treetops could be your chosen sleeping spot. This unique structure was designed and produced in Genner, Denmark, by a team of skilled boat builders and engineers in collaboration with Stedse Architects. Continued here: Spend the night among the trees in southern Denmark.

Upcycled materials make up this beautiful cabin retreat in Denmark


Excerpt from: Upcycled materials make up this beautiful cabin retreat in Denmark. Located an hour outside of Copenhagen, this beautiful vacation home is tucked into a lush forest mere steps away from a beach.

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.

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.

A clever, garden-filled facelift revives a derelict building in Denmark


A clever, garden-filled facelift revives a derelict building in Denmark.

Denmarks first timber parking garage will be enveloped in greenery


Danish architecture studios Open Platform and JAJA Architects have won an open competition to design Denmark’s first all-timber parking garage in the coastal city of Aarhus. Here is the original: Denmarks first timber parking garage will be enveloped in greenery.

Denmark to cull millions of minks to prevent spread of mutant coronavirus


Related: 1 million minks culled in Spain, the Netherlands Denmark is among the leading countries in mink farming. According to Health Minister Magnus Heunicke, about half of the 783 humans infected with the coronavirus in northern Denmark have links to the mink farms. “It According to Mogens Gensen, Denmark’s minister for food, 207 mink farms are now infected. To date, Denmark has registered 50,530 confirmed coronavirus cases and 729 deaths.

Sustainable tech powers the Corten steel-clad Cube in Denmark


Sustainable tech powers the Corten steel-clad Cube in Denmark. When Danish architectural firm Christensen & Co. Architects was asked to design the new headquarters for the Helsingør Power Plant, they felt it would be fitting if the project serve as an extension of the client’s commitment to sustainable supply technologies.

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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Copenhagen wins ‘European Green Capital’

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High PFAS levels associated with breastfeeding issues


Related: Indoor air contains concerning levels of forever chemicals Dr. Clara Amalie Gade Timmermann, a co-author of the study and professor at the University of Southern Denmark in Copenhagen, Denmark, says that the findings must be taken seriously Almost everyone is exposed to PFAS and the risks associated with the chemical. Green children denmark doubt-important have-long-term health journal pfas research timmermann

Los Angeles County to begin phasing out oil and gas drilling


Eco Green country denmark drilling fossil fuels inglewood oil research supervisorWhen people think of Los Angeles , celebrities and fast cars probably come to mind before oil and gas drilling. But the county has a surprising number of active and abandoned wells. On Wednesday, Los Angeles County supervisors said no more drilling.

Wadden Sea World Heritage Center promises great views and research opportunities


The Wadden Sea, known for being the largest unbroken system of tidal flats and wetlands on Earth, stretches from Denmark and Germany through the Netherlands. Eco Green air pollution animals aviation denmark designer oxidation project seals study world-heritage

Ugakei Circles sustainable nature park set to open in 2021


The nature park proposal highlights the importance of outdoor activity and circular gatherings, as early civilizations in Denmark and Japan often centered their communities around the universal shape. “We

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"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

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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.

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WorldWatch Institute Closes Shop with a Bicycle Bang

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Bee-killing pesticide approved for emergency use in the UK


But now 11 countries, including Spain, Denmark and Belgium, have signed emergency authorizations to use this controversial chemical. Business Green africa belgium benches decision denmark furniture nature people pesticides spainThe U.K. government is reversing a ban on a dangerous pesticide. The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and British Sugar lobbied hard to get a product containing neonicotinoid thiamethoxam sanctioned for emergency use on sugar beets.

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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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Humane Society UK finds top brands selling real fur disguised as faux fur


Related: Denmark’s top fur cooperative is closing “Fur is cruel, which is why most Brits don’t want to buy it,” HSI Executive Director Claire Bass said. “So Green britain britain-as-more conservation denmark Eco following-usual fur items long-as-animal marcus-bellamy saturday-lessThe Humane Society International (HSI) U.K. has warned shoppers to be wary of purchasing faux fur products online, even from leading brands including Amazon , eBay, Shein and Romwe, among others.

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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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C.F. Mller completes Carlsberg Central Office in Copenhagen


møller architects denmark gulf heat recovery ventilation norway office-building recycled-copper water saving fixturesIn the heart of Copenhagen, C.F. Møller Architects has completed the Carlsberg Central Office, a new office of the Carlsberg Group on the same hill that the world-famous Carlsberg Breweries was first established in 1847.

University in Germany designs an alpine hut from reeds


The team researched examples of contemporary thatch architecture from France, Denmark and Sweden for inspiration and insight into building with reed. Green alpine architects architecture carbon-neutral dead denmark design dezeen feasibility material using-the-dead

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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CleanAirZone debuts a bio-based air purifier at CES 2021


Green a-great-moment air pollution air purification aviation bacteria bio-based technology country danish denmark enzymes island north oxidationAt the virtual CES 2021, air purification R&D company CleanAirZone showcased its Bio-Based Air Purifier, a new product that it claims can even eliminate coronaviruses, including COVID-19, with natural biotics and enzymes derived from nature.

Henning Larsen unveils plans for Copenhagens first all-timber community


A sustainable, nature-filled neighborhood unlike any other in Denmark could soon take root just beyond Copenhagen’s city center. Related: Henning Larsen completes award-winning Wave apartments in Denmark The green corridors will be part of the undeveloped habitat for local flora and fauna, which make up 40% of the development. Green carbon footprint denmark energy efficiency green renovation green-roof henning-larsen native solitary-cabin sustainable urbanism timber neighborhood

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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.

A nearly century-old Copenhagen school gets an eco-friendly makeover


Eco Green Recycle a-brick-school adaptive-reuse comprehensive denmark dutch refurbishment school surroundingDanish architectural practice JJW Architects has used recycled bricks and Cradle-to-Cradle certified mortar to renovate Copenhagen’s Grøndalsvængets School.

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

Amazon hands Mercedes-Benz its biggest electric vehicle order to date


European countries including England, Germany, Spain, Denmark and Sweden are acting aggressively to decarbonize transportation emissions and are more swiftly adopting electric trucks compared to the U.S. Business Eco Green amazon clancy denmark europe-european most sweden transport voice

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?

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