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4 Oct 2021 COPENHAGEN
Vertical indoor farming: robots to seed, renewable LED lighting, pesticide free, less water usage
28 Sep 2021 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
European Environment Agency report describes risk of water bodies not achieving environmental objectives.
17 Dec 2020 HELSINKI, Finland
The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has announced approval of a $9 Million USD grant to the African Water Facility (AWF) for COVID-19 recovery.The funds will enhance investments and preparation of investment-ready projects for water supply, sanitation, and integrated water resource management.The “COVID-19 Recovery through Climate-Resilient Water and Sanitation in Africa” programme will support pandemic recovery and aims to improve the quality of life for urban poor communities specifically in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa...
15 Dec 2020 OSLO
Decomposing mink buried in mass graves in Denmark after being culled because of coronavirus fears may have contaminated the groundwater as parliament announced a commission to investigate the government’s actions. Denmark, the world’s largest exporter of mink fur, announced early last month it would cull up to 15 million mink after discovering a mutated version of the virus that could have jeopardised the effectiveness of future vaccines...
15 Oct 2020 NEW DELHI, India
In a video conversation between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CEO of Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems, Henrik Andersen, Modi speculated that wind turbines could produce water out of thin air. Andersen smiles and replies that such ideas would keep the company’s engineers “very busy”...
25 Sep 2020 COPENHAGEN
Achieving a cleaner Mediterranean Sea requires better implementation of policies and enhanced environmental data and information, according to a joint report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and United Nations Environment Programme’s Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP), noting that accumulative effects of waste and marine litter, and wastewater and industrial emissions remain key challenges for the region...
20 Sep 2020 BILLUND
LEGO announced plans to invest up to $ 400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. The Danish toy maker said in a statement that the new bags have been in development for the past two years. "We got a lot of letters from kids asking why we still use single-use plastic in our boxes, which inspired us to start making this change," said Tim brooks, vice president of environmental responsibility LEGO.
10 Jun 2020 COPENHAGEN
The results published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission give a good indication where swimmers can find the best quality bathing waters. However, due to the coronavirus outbreak and restrictive measures put in place across Europe, members of the public are advised to seek updated information from local and national authorities and beach operators about safety measures at bathing sites.
13 Feb 2020 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
The European Environment Agency (EEA) has released a new compilation of maps reflecting how effects of drought, sea-level rise, forest fires, extreme rain and flooding may affect selected regions in Europe. The maps are based on different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios and climate models that have been projected through the 21st Century...
14 Oct 2019 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
A new report on challenges that global cities will face by 2050, when 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, emphasises that urban areas will face the most serious risks related to climate change: sea-level rise, floods, heat and water stress, and loss of biodiversity among other impacts...
12 Oct 2019 COPENHAGEN, Denmark
A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing populations and, importantly, new pollutants.The 9 October briefing suggests solutions for “Urban Waste Water Treatment for 21st Century Challenges”...
28 Sep 2019 FREDERICIA
Used as a test site for a new water recycling plant, the Fredericia brewery in Denmark will see its water usage drop from 2.9 hectolitres of water per hectolitre of beer to 1.4 hectolitres of water. Carlsberg said today this will make Fredericia the first brewery to "virtually eliminate water waste"...