DENMARK IS A small, flat, highly-industrialized country with a population of 5.4 million (2006 est.). A member of the European Union, it is situated in the northern part of the European continent and is nearly surrounded by the sea. Denmark normally experiences relatively cold summers and warm winters, which places Denmark in the temperate climate zone. The country's greenhouse gas emissions amount to 62.5 million metric tons of CO2 equivalents (2005 est.). The primary sources of Danish greenhouse gas emissions are energy (51 percent), transportation (27 percent), agriculture (16 percent), and industry (4 percent).

This windmill in Denmark is part of the country's ongoing effort to cut its CO2 emissions, which fell 7 percent 1990–2005.


Since 1870, the average Danish temperature has risen by 1.8 degrees F ...

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