According to the Washington Post, the Danish Parliament voted on December 3 to end offshore gas and oil extraction, which had started in 1972 and made the country the largest producer in the European Union. The Danish government says it is “now putting an end to the fossil fuel era.”
The Lego Group will move away from single-use plastic bags in its kits, the group announced on Tuesday. “From 2021, Forest Stewardship Council-certified recyclable paper bags will be trialed in boxes,” the company said.
The 2,585 square-foot museum invites visitors to explore happiness from a global perspective that includes historical insights on how the concept of happiness has evolved over the ages, and the ways in which varying regional cultures define the term.
Danish lawmakers have struck a climate agreement to ensure their country can live up to a goal of cutting carbon emissions by 70% from 1990 levels over the coming decade.
A 46 per cent fall in suicides among people in same-sex marriages was recorded by comparing two time periods in Denmark and Sweden – from 1989 to 2002, and 2003 to 2016.
European countries are global leaders in wind power but Denmark is far in front of nearest rival Ireland, which sourced 28% of its power from wind in 2018.
Arla Foods have revealed ambitions to reduce greenhouse emission on dairy farms by 30% per kilo of milk over the next decade, with a goal of carbon net zero by 2050.
In the declaration, the five countries commit to step up ambition by 2020, enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for the Sustainable Development Goals, and intensify their cooperation.
The prime minister of Denmark announced that the country will be banning the sale of new gasoline and diesel-fueled cars in 2030 as a means of reducing their carbon footprint.
Danish brewer will be the first to ditch pack rings in a move it says will reduce plastic by up to 76%