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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...