Unwelcome upturn in Danish CO2
Denmark's energy consumption rose by 2% last year, and carbon dioxide emissions by 3%, the national energy agency reported yesterday. The figures represent an unwelcome upturn after four successive years of falling emissions. (EED 16/03/01). Reasons for the change included a colder winter in 2001, with 20% less wind than normal. Poor wind conditions and the consequent cut in turbines' electricity production accounted for over half the rise in CO2. In addition, Denmark was a net exporter of electricity in 2001, whereas it was a net importer in 2000. See press release.
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