Jørgen Elmeskov is deputy chief economist and director of the Policy Studies Branch in the Economics Department of OECD. He has worked in the OECD since 1986 in various capacities, including associations with the OECD Jobs Strategy, the OECD Growth Project, and the organization’s work on climate change and globalization

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The Danish Commission on Climate Change Policy reported in 2010 that Denmark could be independent of fossil fuels by 2050 with a concomitant greenhouse gas emission reduction on the order of 80 percent compared to 1990 emissions. The commission defined independence from fossil fuels as no use of fossil fuels for energy in Denmark. Import […]

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