Author | Diana PardoUrban allotments, flowers, aromatic plants, bushes, viewpoints and even trails, form part of the rooftops in the city of Copenhagen. Because, apart from being the largest city in Denmark, with a population of two million, the Nordic country is a fine global example of environmental sustainability.Its goals are ambitious: to become the world’s first carbon neutral city by 2025 and to achieve this, it has launched a radical plan. Copenhagen, which now recycles the majority of its waste, and can boast that 62% of its residents ride a bike to work, has decided to turn its rooftops green as part of this strategy. With this initiative, the city hopes to improve its air quality and reduce its carbon footprint.
This article is available also in spanish here
Copenhagen’s green future is built on the rooftops
Young children are intuitive urban planners — we would all benefit from living in their ‘care-full’ cities
Recommended profiles for you
Global Sustainability for Humanity
Sales & Marketing
Eva Branchadell Quel
Urban Environment & Infrastructures Lead-Smart City Expo World Congress
Marketing Manager, PR, Product, Promotion.
City of Amsterdam
International Project Coordinator EU-H2020 Smart Cities & Communities project ATELIER
EMEA Government Expert
Municipality of Barceloneta
Municipality of Barceloneta\\nEnvironmental Management Specialist
Osly Ariel Cabrera Fletes
Catastral maintenance technician, legalization of municipal lands.
Business development manager
Prefeitura Municipal de Presidente Epitácio - Total ECO
Tecnology and Economic Specialist
Felicia Nareswari Satyani
Third-year student in Electrical Power Engineering