Danish newspaper to cut carbon footprint, drops most flying

One of Denmark's main newspapers is pledging to reduce to its carbon footprint by ceasing domestic air travel and reducing international flights for assignments to a bare minimum

Christian Jensen, editor-in-chief of Politiken, said Sunday that from now on all international flights by the paper's staff, only when absolutely necessary, should be offset by contributions to climate initiatives.

Politiken, founded in 1884, is one of Denmark's three main newspapers along with Berlingske and Jyllands-Posten.