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European Year of Rail in pursuit of more and better European train connections

The European Year of Rail commenced on 29 March 2021. Even though the Covid-19 crisis is limiting our travel opportunities, this ...

News item | 30-03-2021 | 16:50

The circular economy is crucial to achieving the Paris climate goals

The Netherlands en the Finnish innovation fund SITRA to host online World Circular Economy Forum = Climate on 15-16 april 2021. ...

News item | 24-03-2021 | 15:02

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen facilitates construction of hydrogen vessel

Hydrogen to power inland vessels: to boost this development, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen is earmarking 4 million euros for the ...

News item | 15-03-2021 | 11:24

The Netherlands setting up international EV charging test centre

The Netherlands will have a new international test centre where companies may test their electric cars, buses, trucks, and ...

News item | 08-03-2021 | 14:30

New agreements on urban deliveries without CO2 emission

No more exhaust fumes from lorries or commercial vans in the city. To achieve this goal, municipalities, stakeholders from the ...

News item | 11-02-2021 | 12:29

World first in the Netherlands: first passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 13:07

Can deposit system becomes fact

With effect from 31 December 2022, a can deposit scheme will be introduced, according to a memorandum by State Secretary Stientje ...

News item | 03-02-2021 | 12:21

World leaders embrace climate adaptation action at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

More than 30 world leaders expressed their firm support for climate adaptation action at the international online Climate ...

News item | 25-01-2021 | 17:34

Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng and US climate envoy John Kerry to speak at Climate Adaptation Summit in the Netherlands

The Hague – 24th January 2021 - The Deputy Prime Minister of China, Han Zheng, will speak at the opening session of the Climate ...

News item | 22-01-2021 | 17:16

Airspace redesign: collaboration to reduce noise impact and create more airspace capacity

The use of Dutch airspace increases and intensifies. Its capacity however is not increasing. This calls for large-scale airspace ...

News item | 21-01-2021 | 14:10