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'This Is Final Proof That He Has Gone Mad': Denmark Mocks Trump Reported Desire to Buy Greenland
"The thought of Denmark selling 50,000 citizens to the United States is completely ridiculous."
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The Arctic is melting rapidly. Ice and glaciers are at record low levels in the North Pole. News
Pompeo Cheers 'Opportunity' in Arctic From Climate Change as America Blocks Resolution Language
"The latest data shows that after a month of record temperatures in the Bering Sea, ocean ice in the Arctic is at an all-time record low for the date, crushing the record set … last April."
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks Monday at the Arctic Council meeting in Finland. News
Pompeo, in Finland, Calls China Claims to Arctic 'Lawlessness'
Pompeo likened the situation to the South China Sea: "fraught with militarization and competing territorial claims."
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The U.S. has the sixth-highest inequality in the OECD, while Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Denmark have the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh-lowest respectively. (Photo: Illustrated | Wikimedia Commons, Apple) Views
What America Can Learn From the World's Happiest Countries
A society with all sorts of really nice universal goodies, tons of vacation, and low inequality is a nice place to live, and its residents are happier
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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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