Denmark’s new government promises far reaching green policies
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
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. Gross energy consumption to be reduced by at least 40% and fossil energy for transport phased out by 2050.