solutions

Proven low-carbon solutions available for countries to choose from.

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Transport
Cycling in cities
People in Danish cities cycle more than almost anyone else in the world.
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Energy
Combined heat and power production
Finland and Denmark have achieved high shares of combined heat and power production.
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Buildings and households
Residential heat pumps
Sweden provides a noticeable and increasing share of its heat with heat pumps.
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Energy
Geothermal power
Iceland is a world leader in harnessing geothermal energy.
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Transport
Electric vehicles
Norway has the highest share of electric vehicles in the world.
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Energy
Onshore wind power
Denmark has achieved the world’s highest share of wind in electricity production and Sweden a very high growth rate.
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Energy
Bioenergy for heating
Finland provides a large share of heat for buildings with bioenergy.
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Agriculture and forests
Reforestation and land restoration
Iceland has been able to reforest and restore lost vegetation.
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Buildings and households
Energy efficiency in buildings
Sweden has cut energy use in buildings faster than most other countries.
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Transport
Biofuels in transport
Sweden and Finland cover around 10% of their transport needs with biofuels.
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Industry
Low-carbon energy in industry
Pulp and paper industry in Finland and Sweden has reached very low levels of carbon intensity.
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Energy
Offshore wind power
Denmark already covers 14% of domestic electricity demand with offshore wind power.
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Industry
Carbon capture and storage in oil and gas production
Norway has been the first to capture geological carbon dioxide from oil and gas production at large scale and store it permanently.
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Agriculture and forests
Manure management
Denmark has been able to reduce emissions from manure considerably.
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Industry
Reducing methane in oil and gas production
Norway has achieved the world’s lowest methane emission intensity in oil and gas production.
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Energy
Bioenergy for heating
In Finland a fifth of all energy is generated by burning biomass.
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Agriculture and forests
Afforestation and reforestation
Costa Rica has been able to grow its forested area by two and a half times using ecosystem service payments.
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Agriculture and forests
Reducing deforestation
Brazil has been able to reduce deforestation by about four fifths.
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Agriculture and forests
Cutting food waste
Denmark has cut its food waste by a quarter.
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Agriculture and forests
Low-carbon agriculture
Brazil has an ambitious programme to encourage low- carbon agriculture.
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