Copenhagen Aims To Be World’s First Carbon Neutral Capital By 2025. The transition to a green economy has long been a priority for city bosses in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. The efficient transit systems, from buses and trains to one of the world’s most extensive cycle lane networks, are impossible to ignore. Five years ago the city was praised as a “green economy leader” in a London School of Economics (LSE) report. But city leaders now want to push things much further. The new climate plan CPH 2025 reveals the ambition for Copenhagen to become carbon neutral capital city in just six years. Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, said in the introduction that the plan is ambitious but achievable: “We are already well underway. In 2011, Copenhagen had reduced CO2 emissions by 21% compared to 2005,” he said.
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