A European City Is Taking a Major Step to Fight Climate Change That the U.S. Never Would

The Danish are taking a massive step forward to offset their contribution to climate change — they plan on making Copenhagen, the capital city, a net zero contributor of atmospheric carbon by 2025. If successful, Copenhagen will be the world's first carbon-neutral capital. 

Newsweek reports that Copenhagen recently completed three electricity-generating windmills and hopes to construct an additional 97 to raise the country's share of renewable wind power from 33% to 50% by 2020. Mayor Frank Jensen says "it's a must" for the city go entirely carbon-neutral. Eighty-nine percent of the city's citizens support the plan.

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