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Netherlands to invest €600 million in climate adaptation

All tiers of the Dutch government will be investing heavily in boosting the Netherlands’ resilience against the impact of ...

News item | 20-11-2018 | 11:22

State to bring cassation proceedings in Urgenda case

The State will bring cassation proceedings in response to the Court of Appeal’s judgment in the Urgenda case. The government ...

News item | 16-11-2018 | 15:00

Minister van Nieuwenhuizen announces new global climate commision to be led by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates, and World Bank Kristalina Georgieva

A Global Commission on Adaptation, featuring the Netherlands as a key convener and to be overseen by the 8th Secretary-General of ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 13:46

Government to invest €300 million in climate measures

This year the government will invest €300 million in a series of measures aimed at reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ...

News item | 09-03-2018 | 14:46

Government kicks off climate agreement efforts

The cabinet has set out the government's objectives for a national climate agreement. This gives the green light to discussions ...

News item | 23-02-2018 | 17:50

UN Climate Summit: wide support for new climate centre set up in the Netherlands

At the international climate summit in Bonn, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) called for ...

News item | 14-11-2017 | 15:30

Groningen and Rotterdam will accommodate Global Climate Adaptation Centre

The international climate adaptation knowledge centre will be accommodated in Rotterdam and Groningen. These two cities have ...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 08:00

Results of Making Waves: two winners and concrete deals

In addition to two winners, Making Waves – the event focused on smart and feasible ideas related to water, the climate, and more ...

News item | 08-09-2017 | 09:25

Cycling for the climate

This morning, Climate Envoy Marcel Beukeboom joined forty cyclists in a climate platoon headed for the international cycling ...

News item | 13-06-2017 | 19:02

Foreign minister Koenders on the US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

'I am saddened by this decision. It represents a cardinal mistake that is damaging to citizens around the world, including those ...

News item | 02-06-2017 | 01:03