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Denmark: Copenhagen unveils first climate-change adapted neighborhood

26 Jan 2015, Al Jazeera

If a megastorm hits Copenhagen, the residents of St. Kjeld - a Copenhagen neighborhood - will be ready, reports Aljazeera. 'Climate change is a reality and we have to be prepared for floods, storms and rising sea levels,' says René Sommer Lindsay, the city official in charge of St. Kjeld’s transformation...


General Facts
  • Population: 727 million (2005)
  • Density: 33 per sq km
  • Total Area: 22,050 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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