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Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Prime Minister Rutte, and Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen kick off Climate Commission Year of Action

At the UN Climate Summit in New York, prominent delegates such as former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Dutch Prime Minister ...

News item | 24-09-2019 | 21:07

Miami new operating base for Dutch climate expertise office

The American city of Miami has taken the initiative to set up an office of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). It will be a ...

News item | 23-09-2019 | 15:00

Climate deal makes halving carbon emissions feasible and affordable

By 2030, the Netherlands aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 49% compared to 1990 levels. The measures to do this are ...

News item | 28-06-2019 | 16:30

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: dire necessity for worldwide policy to combat weather extremes and the impact of climate change

Increasing damage caused by extreme weather and not being prepared for changes in the climate: according to the new Global Risk ...

News item | 25-01-2019 | 11:05

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