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Denmark wants to ban ‘carbon’ car sales in the EU by 2040

Denmark wants to ban “carbon” car sales in the EU by 2040
Nowadays, and especially in the recent year, lots of people – especially in geographically Western Europe and in North America – are saying extremely crazy things about the energy, climate, fossil fuels, and the future of mankind in general. One particular proposal made by a whole EU country in recent days may deserve a special discussion: Denmark wants to kill cars (Euractiv, Financial Post). More precisely, by 2040 – and some sources say similar sentences with 2030 and 2050 (it seems they don’t care about the difference) – the whole European Union should ban the sales of all petrol and diesel cars. Cool! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In many surveys, Denmark ends up as the third favorite foreign nation of Czechs after Slovaks and Austrians. You know, those are nations considered civilized in a similar way to us, perhaps a little bit better in some respects, and they’re not as overgrown as e.g. Germany. Nice “privileged small nations of Europe”, as Lenin said, end up being preferred by most Czechs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Danes speak a Germanic language and they have a mostly Nordic DNA – which is why they’re obviously closer to Germany in the old-fashioned respects – but otherwise we tend to think that they’re somewhat incorporated into the broader German economy, with all the disadvantages and risks that the larger neighbor brings, as we are. Well, not so fast. If you compare Economy of Denmark and…

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