World’s happiest countries are looking beyond net zero


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People sit on an unusually high bench at the sunset in Copenhagen, on May 9, 2023. The height of a dozen public benches across Denmark was increased by 85 cm to draw attention to climate change. According to the World Climate Research Programme, the high-end global mean sea-level rise is now projected to be up to 1.3-1.6 meters for strong warming by 2100. Sergei Gapon | Afp | Getty Images The world's happiest countries are pressing ahead with plans to achieve more than just net zero emissions — even in the face of an intensifying green political backlash on both...