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Climate models have not “over-predicted” warming

A new study suggests that the Paris climate goal may not yet be a physical impossibility. Even if true, this does not mean that climate models are wrong, as some media outlets reported.

Can we really limit global warming to “well below” two degrees centigrade?

Yes, but only in a model. We have essentially emitted too much carbon dioxide already, and the most feasible pathways to stay “well below” two degrees all require removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere at an unprecedented scale.

Average Danish household has fifth highest carbon footprint in Europe

Why is that, and how do we change it?

Drones discover serious threats to Greenland's ice cap

Danish drones have collected breathtaking video footage of Greenland but the shots documents a deeply concerning development on the ice cap.

Biochar reduces heavy metal uptake in plants

New study reveals that biochar has the ability to reduce plants’ uptake of heavy metals, especially from highly contaminated soil.

New atom accelerator at Aarhus University

A new, highly advanced atom accelerator has just arrived at Aarhus University, Denmark. The new technology will be used on everything from dating human bones to charting the history of the Sun.

Norwegian invention can decrease CO2 emissions

A new Norwegian technology can remove nearly 90 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants.

Biochar may help reduce greehouse gas emissions

Not only can biochar be used for long-term carbon storage, recent research results suggest that the material can also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.