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December 18, 2012
Climate, Energy and Buildings Minister in China: We can make a difference
In China housing is shooting up at an unprecedented rate. For that reason, it is crucial that the Chinese acquire knowledge about how to make housing as energy efficient as possible.
December 6, 2012
Denmark increases climate finance
Denmark is ready to scale up its climate finance for developing countries with 25% compared to the average annual level of the Fast Start Finance period (2010-2012). In 2013 Denmark will grant 500 million DKK (67 million euro).
November 30, 2012
Six coastal areas selected for offshore wind turbines
An agreement on the construction of offshore wind farms in six coastal areas has been reached by a majority in Parliament, bringing Denmark within reach of the Government’s goal of 500 MW of offshore production capacity.
November 26, 2012
Green production in Denmark contributes significantly to the Danish economy
Green exports accounted for DKK 80 bn., which is 10.4% of total Danish exports, and 8.5% of employees in Danish enterprises are involved in green production in 2010
November 21, 2012
Climate fund to invest in green technology in developing countries
The Danish Government is establishing a new climate investment fund that will use public and private resources to finance essential climate change investments in developing countries.
November 15, 2012
Broad majority support new solar power law
The government has secured the support of seven of Parliament’s eight parties for a law change that will ensure that it remains attractive to invest in solar panels.
November 13, 2012
New agreement doubles energy savings
The next three years will see extra efforts to save energy. In total, energy corresponding to one-year's consumption by around 400,000 households will be saved.
June 19, 2012
The climate debate that disappeared
Feature published in newspaper: Politiken, June 19, 2012.
By Martin Lidegaard, Minister for Climate, Energy and Building
June 15, 2012
A Greener Europe
Today Member States endorsed the compromise on the Energy Efficiency Directive.
March 30, 2012
Strong EU interest delays communication of nominees for the Board of the Green Climate Fund
Today in Brussels, the EU discussed the nomination of board members to the Green Climate Fund.