Lily Biggar; Former Communications Intern [Ed. Note – though we were sad to see Lily go, we’re lucky enough to have her dispatches from Copenhagen]
A month ago, after completing my summer internship with Clean Water Action, I wrote to say that I’d be spending the fall semester studying sustainability in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Most of the buzz surrounding Danish sustainability stems from the country’s leadership in wind energy. Wind currently accounts for nearly 20% of the nation’s electricity consumption— that’s four times that of the United States! Denmark has recently set the goal and is well on its way to extend wind’s share of electricity consumption to 50% by 2050. Read the rest of this entry »