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Japan and Denmark Collaborate on Floating Wind Turbines

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Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to discuss offshore wind turbines. Denmark is a leader in wind turbine technology, while Japan has an advantage in shipbuilding technology. Japan has stated that it plans to increase its offshore wind power by 60% by 2030. Biden stated he wants to power 10 million homes in America with offshore wind power by 2030, which is our computer’s 2032. The UK, Denmark, and other nations aligned with the Great Reset are also targeting 2030 and the industry as a whole is growing rapidly.

This fishing industry has warned that this technology will prevent them from yielding the same amount of fish each year. This will impact our overall food supply. But we will have bug protein to supplement us. No one knows the repercussions of placing these massive devices in the ocean. The environmentalists don’t want the energy companies drilling for oil, but they are OK with drilling deep into sea beds.

One study believes that this technology could hurt surface predators such as plankton and disrupt all sea life. The powerful wind structures could change the ocean’s upwelling and impact water temperature, and therefore move nutrient-dense water that those at the bottom of the food chain depend on to survive. “The consequences of these changes in physical upwelling structure on the ecosystem are currently unknown and could potentially form future areas of investigation that could also include an assessment of fisheries and socio-economic effects,” a recent study published on Nature admitted.

Japan and Denmark have a lofty goal of reducing greenhouse has emissions by 2030 before going to net-zero by 2050. “What I’m hoping for is that the effort to increase offshore wind in Japan will produce a ketchup effect, where you try to get the ketchup out of the bottle but nothing much comes out until suddenly it does, after much effort,” a Danish ambassador to Japan told the Japan Times. The Danish Energy Agency discussed the 2020 New Climate Agreement in which there will be a “new era with energy islands.” “An energy island serves as a hub for electricity generation for the surrounding wind farms, by collecting and distributing the electricity between countries connected by an electricity grid,” the report explains. Denmark believes it could power portions of Europe.

The Japan-Denmark partnership could be promising as nations are pledging their support for Agenda 2030 and spending to implement these structures, regardless of their efficiency or actual impact on the ecosystem.