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Connie Hedegaard named climate action commissioner without energy or environment portfolios

By Michael de Laine, The Copenhagen Voice, 27 November 2009



Danish nominee for EU Commissioner Connie Hedegaard has been given the climate action portfolio, while Günter Oettinger gets the energy portfolio and Janez Potocnik was awarded the environment portfolio.



On Tuesday, Hedegaard - previously Denmark's Climate and Energy Minister - was nominated as EU Commissioner by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who also named her Minister for the UN Climate Conference,… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on November 27, 2009 at 13:05 — No Comments

Danish hydrogen vehicle trial gets €5 mln in funding

By Michael de Laine, The Copenhagen Voice, 27 November 2009



Funding of €5 million for R&D and demonstration of a hydrogen refuelling station and fuel cell vehicles in Holstebro has been secured. The LINK2009 project will contribute to the overall efforts of the Scandinavian Hydrogen Highway Partnership of becoming one among the first regions in the world where hydrogen powered cars are marketed. The station and vehicles are expected to be in operation from the year end… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on November 27, 2009 at 12:53 — No Comments

Connie Hedegaard nominated as EU Commissioner, Lykke Friis named climate & energy minister - update

By Michael de Laine, The Copenhagen Voice, 24 November 2009



Adds extra information, video of ministerial handing-over ceremony (in Danish).



Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen today announced that the Liberal-Conservative coalition government has nominated Climate and Energy Minister Connie Hedegaard as EU Commissioner, following an agreement with José Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Commission.



Connie Hedegaard has also been named… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on November 24, 2009 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Danes more interested in saving energy than adapting to climate change - study

By Michael de Laine, The Copenhagen Voice, 1 July 2009



While the authorities believe it is necessary for society and individuals to adapt to climate change, Danes are more interested in saving energy, a new report has found.



Whereas the authorities believe it is necessary for society and individuals to adapt to climate change, for instance by protecting housing from rising water levels and greater rainfall, Danes are more interested in saving energy, according to a… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on July 1, 2009 at 11:33 — No Comments

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