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Climate change action


The government together with the support parties (Socialists – SF; Social Liberals – RV; Red-Green Alliance – Ø) have presented four environmental laws that will be implemented in the next two years. 

  • Zero-emissions areas. Starting from 1st of January 2023, cities will be able to have areas where cars with internal combustion engines cannot enter. 
  • Starting from 2024, the use of wood-burning fireplaces older than 2008 will be banned
  • Starting from 1st of July 2022, the use of herbicides like glyphosate on roads, paths, sidewalks, driveways and parking areas will be banned.
  • Environmental zones. Starting from 1st of July 2022,the four big cities (Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, Odense) will be able to have areas where cars without a particle filter installed cannot enter. 
  • People with low income will be able to apply for a grant to install a particle filter. 
  • New 200 hectare forest near the capital. 
Narcis George Matache
Narcis George Matache
Executive Editor and Founder of "Last Week in Denmark".

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