Danish opposition parties weigh ban on gas-powered cars

Several of the left-wing opposition parties in Denmark want to launch an analysis aimed at setting a date to stop the sales of gas and diesel powered cars. This date could be as soon as in 2025.

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Denmark could be headed towards a future in which fossil-fueled cars are prohibited.

Left-wing, political opposition parties in Denmark; Enhedslisten (The Red-Green Alliance), Alternativet (The Alternative), Radikale Venstre (Danish Social Liberal Party), and SF (The Socialist People's Party) have drafted a proposal to start an analysis which could lead to a ban on gas and diesel engined cars, according to Danish political news media Altinget in an article from last Thursday.

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