Addressing the root causes of climate change
"Either we leave our descendants an endowment of zero poverty, zero fossil-fuel use, and zero biodiversity loss, or we leave them facing a tax bill from Earth that could wipe them out."
Humanity is facing unprecedented risks caused by climate change and environmental degradation. The unsustainable production and consumption patterns of modern societies, and especially the dependency on fossil fuels, is changing our climate and damaging our eco-systems at an extraordinary scale and pace. KR Foundation seeks to tackle these challenges through four areas of work:
Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground
Extraction, production, and consumption of fossil fuels are the primary causes of climate change and environmental degradation.
Climate change communication is pivotal to creating public support for impactful policies, bringing about large scale behavioural change and galvanising new movements.Read more
The Danish government, supported broadly by the Parliament, businesses, civil society and citizens, has adopted an ambition to reduce GHG emissions by 70 pct. by 2030 as Denmark’s fair contribution to achieving global decarbonization goals. This is one of the most ambitious climate goals in the world and it requires a massive collective effort that involves all parts of the Danish society.
The 70by30 project is designed to support the realization of the Danish 70 pct. reduction goal in 2030.