5 Reasons Copenhagen is the EU's Green Capital

Next month, Copenhagen starts its year as European Green Capital. We run down five of the reasons it won the title -- with no references to cycling or Jan Gehl.
December 28, 2013, 5am PST | NicoleFerraro
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"Next month, Copenhagen begins its year as European Green Capital. The European Commission officially crowned the city on 18 December. It has gained the recognition for its green efforts, including reducing carbon emissions, cleaning its harbour area to make it safe for people to swim, and becoming friendlier for pedestrians and cyclists," writes Rich Heap.

"The city takes the European Green Capital title from Nantes, France. The previous winners are Stockholm, Hamburg, and Vitoria-Gasteiz in northern Spain. In June, the British city of Bristol was named European Green Capital 2015, beating cities such as Brussels and Glasgow."

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Published on Monday, December 23, 2013 in Future Cities
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