A Furry Election

In November 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic was still raging, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen faced an agonizing decision. Covid-19 had been detected in some of the 17 million minks in the Nordic country’s massive fur industry. As Bloomberg reported, scientists were telling her that...

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Ponying Up

Denmark will direct about $13 million to vulnerable nations that have suffered “loss and damage” from climate change, becoming the first country in the United Nations to do so, the Washington Post reported. Danish Development Minister Flemming Møller Mortensen made the announcement Tuesday as world leaders...

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All In

Two important developments in Denmark illustrate the new geopolitical landscape in Europe. Because Danish officials refused to pay for Russian gas in rubles, Russian President Vladimir Putin recently cut off natural gas supplies to the Northern European country. As the Associated Press reported, Danish Prime Minister...

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The End

Denmark became the first country in the world to halt its Covid-19 vaccination program, saying that virus infection rates are now under control, CNBC reported Thursday. The country’s National Board of Health said that vaccination rates in the country are high and that the “epidemic has...

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