The Washington Post reports:
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen joined the U.S.-led climate change conference on Friday to detail some of the big plans her country had to help it achieve a 70 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
Chief among the Danish plans was what has been dubbed an “energy island” — an offshore structure in the North Sea that could power millions of homes.
“Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, imagine that you are flying across the North Sea. Hundreds of wind turbines appear on the horizon. As you get closer, you spot an island, an island creating clean electricity, clean fuels, green innovation for millions of European households,” Frederiksen said.
Read the full article. Denmark already gets around 50% of its energy from wind.
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