State of the Union: Ursula von der Leyen highlights the need for more green and good jobs

First a pandemic and then a war on European territory. The European Union and its citizens are facing difficult times. Now is the time for a just green transition. We must phase out fossil fuels and stand together to create a sustainable and safe future. This was one of the messages coming from Ursula von der Leyen’s address to Europe last week.

Beating the climate crisis is dependent on solidary collaboration

Last week the less developed countries met in preperation for COP27 in November. They were meeting in the 2022 National Adaptation Plan Expo. A week-long conference focusing on how they best adapt to climate changes – through collaborative measures, but also through knowledge and technological advancing.

A Copenhagen based company, Jeudan, has found a solution to the parking problem and a green transition of the industry. A part of the company cars has been replaced by bicycles.

Cycling towards the green transition

These days Denmark is colored yellow, as the world’s biggest bike race starts in Copenhagen – the Grand Départ. Also, the Bicycle Summit 2022 is getting held in Copenhagen setting focus on everyday cycling culture as a green, healthy, and socially inclusive mode of transportation all over the World.

The cheapest energy is the one we do not use

Energy efficiency is back on the political agenda especially after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. But energy efficiency is not only necessary to become independent from Russian fossil fuels but also to forward the green transition.

A Copenhagen based company, Jeudan, has found a solution to the parking problem and a green transition of the industry. A part of the company cars has been replaced by bicycles.

Company cars replaced by bicycles

A green transition of transportation is taking place in different sectors in Copenhagen. Two good examples are from a service and real estate company, Jeudan, and the health and care administration in the Municipality of Copenhagen

“New” computers made out of waste

What is the solution for the massive electronic waste produced every year? A Danish company has found a green way to save the nature for electronic devices ending up in rivers and lakes in developing countries.

North Sea Summit: The recipe for a successful just green transition is planning ahead

The Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen and the Danish Minister of Climate and Energy, Dan Jørgensen, has invited the president of the European Commission, the German Chancellor, the prime ministers from the Netherlands and Belgium and the climate ministers from these countries to the North Sea Summit. At the summit the countries, will announce the common aim of increasing the capacity 4-fold by 2030 (65 GW) and 10-fold by 2050 (150 GW).