Integrating climate and energy policies - Points of inspiration from the energy transition in Denmark - 11 April 2022
11 April 2022
11 The Ministry consists of the Department, the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, the Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, the Danish Meteorological Institute, the Danish Geodata Agency, the Danish Energy Agency, and the associated independent bodies the Danish Utility Regulator, Energinet.dk, and the Danish Council on Climate Change. [...] At the end of each year, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities presents a report to the Danish Parliament on the effects of the overall climate policies, and a majority of the Parliament may require additional efforts. [...] 11 “Top Runner Program”.42 The Law Concerning the Promotion of the Development and Introduction of Alternative Energy (1980) aimed at development and introduction of alternatives to oil.43 In the year of the Kyoto Protocol, the New Energy Law (1997) was adopted to accelerate the utilization of non-oil energy sources.44 Energy research and development was, and still is, central to Japanese energy p. [...] In Denmark the outreach includes: - The DCCC, the key player in the Danish Climate Act, advises the Danish Government on climate policies, assesses the adequacy of policy measures to reach climate targets, and raises awareness on the need to meet the challenges of climate change. [...] The Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities finances the citizens’ participation and serves as secretariat for the Assembly, while the Danish Board of Technology (a non-profit corporate foundation) facilitates the meetings of the Assembly and appoints relevant experts from the universities.