How Do We Stop Plastics Pollution? U.S.-EU Exhibit Tours Europe

The World Economic Forum  says that without significant action, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by the year 2050. Plastics pollution is a major problem for the oceans, their inhabitants and all the people who depend on oceans for their livelihood. We wanted people to know about this issue. We wanted to provide simple actions that ...
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The Best of Both Worlds: Public-Private Partnerships Solve Problems

Good solutions are often the result of the private sector working with national and local governments. That’s why on November 9-10, the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen hosted a workshop focused on the use of public-private partnerships (PPP). These partnerships work great as a means to address global challenges related to environment, science, technology and health (ESTH) issues. Public-private partnerships ...
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The Paris Agreement is in force – a look to the road ahead

2016 has been a historic year for climate action. We saw rapid entry into force of the Paris Agreement . This puts us on an faster path towards implementation of our climate goals. We secured an ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and use of hydrofluorocarbons. We also secured the adoption of a global market-based measure to set international aviation on the path toward ...
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Secretary John Kerry visited Denmark & Greenland

Secretary John Kerry visited Denmark & Greenland U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Denmark and Greenland on June 16 and 17. During the very busy two-day schedule Secretary Kerry met with HM the Queen, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, GAME, Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen, and many many more. The visit focused on some ...
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ESTH News

ESTH NEWS A Shared Arctic Agenda n May 11, 2015, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Politiken, and the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen cosponsored an event on the Arctic held at Politikens Hus. The event came just as the U.S. took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council under the theme: One Arctic. The debate brought together public officials, researchers, ...
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A Shared Arctic Agenda

The Nordic Region Meets the United State of America: A Shared Arctic Agenda On May 11, 2015, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Politiken, and the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen cosponsored an event on the Arctic held at Politikens Hus. The event came just as the U.S. took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council under ...
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