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copenhagen

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$700 wheel gives bicyclists a battery boost

The Copenhagen Wheel from startup Superpedestrian helps accelerate a cyclist going uphill, charging its battery with energy stored while braking and descending.

By December 3, 2013

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Copenhagen: A city of SUV cyclists

With 55 percent of its residents cycling to their place of work or education each day, Copenhagen has succeeded in changing its transportation system--and improving quality of life along the way.

By August 18, 2011

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Study: Wind thrives despite Copenhagen failure

Best-case scenario: one-fifth of world's electricity will be generated by wind by 2030, with China making most of world's wind turbines.

By October 13, 2010

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Tweet with Morse code light signals

Dot dash dash. Dot dash dot. Copenhagen students rig up a system that lets two neighborhoods talk via tweets turned into coded light signals.

By August 20, 2012

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Dell apologizes for hiring sexist summit moderator

Dell "sincerely apologizes" for offensive jokes by a moderator at its Copenhagen, Denmark, partner summit in April -- a few weeks later, and only on its Google+ page. Better than nothing, we suppose.

By May 15, 2012

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U.S. seeks climate ideas after Copenhagen fell short

Document obtained by Reuters that lists U.S. questions to delegates from among the world's top emitters suggests they may have to go back to the drawing board.

By April 17, 2010

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Obama says disappointment at Copenhagen justified

President's statement hardens widespread verdict that the climate conference was a failure.

By December 24, 2009

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Does MIT's Copenhagen Wheel go the distance?

A new take on storing and boosting power, keeping track of nearby friends, and monitoring traffic, fitness, and fog has bike/health enthusiasts scratching their heads.

By December 17, 2009

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Pedal-powered Christmas tree lights Copenhagen

With international climate change talks a week away, the host city takes its tannenbaum off-grid with a rack of bicycles powering LED lights.

By November 30, 2009

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Darth Vader-style cast tracks progress with sensors

A design graduate from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design introduces a cast he calls "Bones" that employs sensors to capture muscular activity and help users track their recovery.

By August 23, 2011