Photo: Fisker Automotive
First Non-Fisker Employee to Drive the Karma PHEV
Henrik Fisker, the founder of Fisker Automotive, was born in Denmark, home of the COP15 climate conference. We're not sure if he had a royal connection or if it is the Danish
37% of People Commute by Bike!
Our friend Elizabeth Press went to Copenhagen for COP15, and while there she had the chance to shoot some video (with Mikeal from Copenhagenize) and I must say that the more I learn about Copenhagen's bike infrastructure,
Danish architects MAPT sent us pictures of their COP15 pavilion, an "interactive exhibition focusing on urban sustainability" built out of shipping containers. Dezeen posts it with copy, so we learn that it is sort of a demonstration project for
That's right--yesterday, 'copenhagen' beat out 'tiger woods' to claim the mantle of the #1 'most discussed' search topic on Google. This means that the world's eyes are indeed on COP15--and that world leaders have a real opportunity here. They can take
Steel giant Lakshmi MIttal, owner of ArcelorMittal, is poised to make an estimated £1 Billion this next year thanks to an estimated 14 million allocated emissions permits Arcelor won't need and can now sell on the EU
Photo: Better Place
Minimum of $40k in Tax Breaks
It looks like Denmark is going to be an testing ground and incubator for electric cars and the related technologies and policies. And they're not going half-way: $40,000 minimum tax breaks, free parking
Photo: WorkCycles. Other photos via respective manufacturers.
This is the third in a four-part series on how to haul anything and everything by bike.
Bike Cargos for All Tastes!
In our endeavours to take a snapshot of the world of Bicycle Cargo we have
Photo: The Little Mermaid statue, Copenhagen (AP)
Move over Disney and Hans Christian Andersen, here comes the Angry Mermaid. Thankfully, this new spin is not at all a postmodern rehashing of a fairytale classic, but rather a new environmental award
Photo: Mikael at Copenhagenize
But Would it Work Anywhere Else?
We love Copenhagen (and Copenhagen seems to like TreeHugger too...). They're doing a lot of things right, especially when it comes to encouraging cycling. They even go as far as to build
The results are in from the Design It competition, a Google mashup with the Guggenheim where 600 designers used Sketchup to design a shelter, no more that 100 square feet in floor area that provided a space for one person to study and sleep. There was
The COP15 United Nations Climate Change Conference--December 7-18 in Copenhagen--is fast approaching, and many of us are eager to see leaders sit down and come up with some kind of plan to get us back on the sustainable climate
The world has a new largest offshore wind farm: The 209 MW Horns Rev 2 project, located 30 kilometers off the west coast of Jutland in the North Sea, was inaugurated today by Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik. Constructed by DONG Energy, the project
Copenhagen artists and designers N-55 are known to TreeHugger readers for their walking house; now we belatedly learn from Dylan at Spacing about one of their earlier works, the Spaceframe floating house. As in all of their work, the artists provide a