All Articles on Denmark

Some 22% of Denmark’s electricity is produced by wind turbines, but the country intends to increase that proportion to 50% by 2025, only six years from now. (Photo: AXEL SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Copenhagen to be 1st Carbon Neutral City by 2025 and Other Wind Energy Good News Stories
Denmark, Costa Rica, and India are pioneering crucial models to avoid the worst effects of our climate crisis
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In Denmark, hygge is achieved in part with tax rates that are consistently among the highest in the world. (Photo: Jacob Surland/flickr/cc) Views
Tax Dollars Can Buy Happiness
The deeper meaning of hygge—and why citizens of Denmark are so much happier than Americans
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Welcome to the 'Second Tier': US Failing Big League on Social Progress
Given its immense wealth, the United States is seriously underperforming. And its citizens are paying the price.
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Eight Countries Join Global Fight Against Trump's Anti-Abortion Move
Belgium, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Sweden join Netherlands' effort, launched in response to "global gag rule"
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"We Are Not Denmark": Hillary Clinton and Liberal American Exceptionalism
Several months removed, it now seems clear that the Democratic debate on October 13 contained an illuminating moment that has come to embody the 2016 Democratic Primary and the key differences between its two candidates. Confronting Bernie Sanders’s insistence that the United States has much to...
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Another Green Victory: Copenhagen Set to Divest from All Fossil Fuels
"Copenhagen is at the forefront of the world’s big cities in the green transition...Therefore it seems totally inappropriate for the city to still be investing in oil, coal and gas."
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Docs Reveal US Used Denmark for Rendition Flight Waiting to Kidnap Snowden
As U.S. was requesting countries apprehend and extradite whistleblower, Danish authorities gave OK for rendition craft
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'Morally Horrible' Law Lets Denmark Take Refugees' Valuables in Exchange for Asylum
"They are fleeing from war and how do we treat them? We take their jewellery."
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Fortress Europe Looms as EU Countries Implement Heightened Border Controls
Do new border checks in Sweden and Denmark mean landmark Schengen Zone is dead?
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Danish Anti-Fracking Success Makes the Case for Constructive Resistance
For most people involved in climate activism, mentioning the name of my city of birth leaves a somewhat sour taste in the mouth. Since Copenhagen was the stage for the infamous COP15 failure, it has become an emblem not only of disillusionment with international climate politics but also of illegal...
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