A message from the Nordic ambassadors to Canada.

 
 
 
 
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From crisis to opportunity

Denmark is among the world leaders in wind power. Ambassador Niels Boel Abrahamsen discusses the benefits of his country's embrace of renewable energy and how his Denmark and Canada can move forward together on environment policy.

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Hot springs eternal

Ambassador Pétur Ásgeirsson discusses how Iceland has harnessed a unique natural resource to minimise it's carbon footprint. 

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   Ambassador Per Sjögren discusses Sweden's three-point plan to meet it's obligations towards the Paris Climate Agreement and how Sweden plans to go zero emission by 2045.

 

Ambassador Per Sjögren discusses Sweden's three-point plan to meet it's obligations towards the Paris Climate Agreement and how Sweden plans to go zero emission by 2045.

 
 

Lush life

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A seafaring nation

Anne-Kari Hansen Ovind introduces us to Norway's approach to environmental policy, how Norwegians passion for the sea has translated into a strong culture of caring for the environment and how they are working to export this approach to the developing world. 

 
 
 

Staff from the Nordic embassies have been busy helping to rid Ottawa of plastic waste.

 

Scroll down to discover the many ways #TheNordics are working hard to help save the planet.

 
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World Environment Day.

The theme of World Environment Day is #BeatPlasticPollution. If we don't change our habits now it is projected that the world's oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050.

 
 
 
 
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Annual Report

Meet our partners.

We are happy to partner with Ottawa Riverkeeper a grassroots charity that brings together volunteers, communities, businesses and all levels of government to find solutions to the problems that threaten the health of the Ottawa river.

Mill Street Brew Pub on the Ottawa River by Portage bridge kindly hosted our Nordic embassy staff on completion of the days clean-up activities. The party co-incided with Mill Street's annoucement that they will no longer use plastic straws across all of their establishments in Canada.

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