Energy minister: North Sea oil could boost Denmark in renewables

Denmark's government has ensured billions in profits over coming years on oil and gas production in the Danish part of the North Sea. This money could be spent boosting the green transition, writes the country's energy minister while rejecting criticism from climate organizations.

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It might be a good thing for Denmark's transition to renewable energy that the country has decided to empty the North Sea of oil and gas, writes Danish minister for Energy, Utilities, and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, in a letter to the editor published Wednesday in Danish daily Berlingske.

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