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    Wolf Pack Roams Denmark for First Time in 200 Years

    Wolf Pack Roams Denmark for First Time in 200 Years

    Researchers have confirmed at least five different wild wolves roaming around Denmark for the first time in two centuries. Other than the one male wolf that was spotted wandering the Jutland peninsula in 2012, the country’s last verified wild wolf sighting was in 1813, Peter Sunde, a senior researcher at Aarhus University, told Newsweek. “Wolves […]

    Offshore Wind Comes of Age: No Government Subsidies Needed

    Offshore Wind Comes of Age: No Government Subsidies Needed

    Denmark offshore wind giant DONG Energy won the rights last week to build two new wind farms in the German North Sea without any government subsidies. The move represents a major milestone for the offshore wind industry, which has relied on support from European governments. “The zero subsidy bid is a breakthrough for the cost […]

    Denmark Produced Enough Wind Energy in One Day to Power 10 Million Homes

    Denmark Produced Enough Wind Energy in One Day to Power 10 Million Homes

    Denmark generated 97 gigawatt-hours (GWh) from wind energy Feb. 22, enough to meet the entire country’s electricity needs. According to Wind Europe, 70 GWh came from onshore wind and 27 GWh came from offshore wind, which is enough to power “the equivalent of 10 million average EU households.” WindEurope’s daily wind tool shows that on […]

    11 Cities Showing What Bold Climate Action Looks Like

    11 Cities Showing What Bold Climate Action Looks Like

    By Mike Gaworecki Eleven cities from around the world were celebrated recently in Mexico City at the C40 Cities Awards for their commitment to innovation in the fight against climate change. The eleven-year-old C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group brings together officials from 85 of the world’s great cities that collectively represent one quarter of the […]

    World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm to Power 600,000 Homes

    World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm to Power 600,000 Homes

    Sweden’s Vattenfall set a world record for the lowest price ever paid for offshore wind power. The state-owned energy company bid EUR 49.9 (or $54) per megawatt-hour to develop the Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600-megawatt offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, about 15 kilometers off the Danish island Møn. Kriegers Flak. For comparison, the […]

    Germany’s 62-Mile Bike Highway to Connect 10 Cities + 4 Universities

    Germany’s 62-Mile Bike Highway to Connect 10 Cities + 4 Universities

    By Kelly McCartney Leave it to Germany to build a bicycle autobahn that connect 10 cities within its borders. The goal? To take some 50,000 vehicles off the actual highways and make commuting by bike a much easier—and safer—proposition. RS1 The idea was sparked six years ago when a cultural project caused the one-day closure […]

    3 Trends That Will Revolutionize How We Use Products

    3 Trends That Will Revolutionize How We Use Products

    Imagine this. You are in a not so distant future. From where you are sitting on your couch, your life looks the same. But at a closer look, things have changed a bit. First of all, the couch is not exactly yours. You rent it from a furniture company until you’re ready for an update. […]