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Denmark scraps old wood stoves

Starting in February, Danes who scrap old (pre-1995) and polluting wood stoves can get a scrap premium of just over DKK 2000.
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Denmark vows to shame sulphur cheats

Starting this year, ships and owners that violate sulphur regulations will be publicly named and shamed. In early December, Denmark adopted a new law ...
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Electric ferries between Sweden and Denmark

In November, Swedish ferry operator HH Ferries Group officially inaugurated the Tycho Brahe and the Aurora (built in 1991 and 1992 respectively) as the world’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries ...
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EU rules needed to stop truck NOx fraud

The Danish government has called on the European Commission to develop new rules for member states after its testing revealed that lorries equipped with widely available cheating devices ...
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Five fully-electric ferries in Copenhagen

The multinational public transport company Arriva Danmark has recently contracted Damen Shipyards Group for five fully-electric ferries, to be operated for the Danish public transport agency MOVIA, in Copenhagen ...
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A smorgasbord of sustainable solutions

Environmentally aware public procurement and the inclusion of sustainability in dietary guidelines are some measures already taken in the transition towards a sustainable food system.
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Denmark to ban new fossil fuel cars by 2035

The Danish government has launched a climate and air pollution package called “together for a cleaner world”, which includes 38 initiatives. The country aims to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2030 and sales ...
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Cruise ships pollute Copenhagen’s summer air

Measurements of ultrafine particles from cruise ships in the Danish port of Copenhagen have shown that emissions from cruise ships ...
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Renewables to be subsidy free

Almost 90 per cent of new power in Europe came from renewable sources in 2016. For the first time windfarms accounted for more than half of the capacity installed.
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