Thursday, July 18, 2024

Green transition


  • Investment in renewable energy (12,8 mil for 2GW offshore wind).Faster processing of green transition authorizations (more people hired in the Danish Environment Agency, Danish Energy Agency and Nævnenes Hus). 
  • Establishment of a 500 mil. grants pool for technologies that can help Denmark reduce the CO2 emissions (focus on CO2 capture and storage facilities). 
  • Establishment of a 50 mil. grants pool to ensure access to clean tap water all over Denmark. 
  • Development of two marine national parks – Øresund and Lillebælt (10 mil. to hire people and fund knowledge initiatives) and support for the Øresund Aquarium (3 mil.). 
  • Trawl-free zone in Lillebælt, Storebælt and Langelandsbælt (no more fishing with the net – to improve marine environment and the conditions for cod aka torsk to spawn). 
  • Re-establishment of rock reefs (stenrev) (10 mil.). 
  • Development of a forest plan (10 mil.). 
  • Climate aid to other countries (100 mil.). 
  • More attention to “greenwashing” from the Consumer Ombudsman (Forbrugerombudsmanden). 
  • A tax on CO2 emissions is coming in 2022 (after negotiations that will start soon). 
  • Establishment of a diploma education in plant-based nutrition.
  • Support for small and medium businesses to get CO2 certificates and climate labels (20 mil.). 
  • Support to establish city gardens on roof terraces in the larger cities (14 mil.). 
Narcis George Matache
Narcis George Matache
Executive Editor and Founder of "Last Week in Denmark".

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