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National Climate Change Conference 2016 leads to significant reduction in CO2

During the National Climate Change Conference 2016, representatives from the business community, authorities and NGOs set down ...

News item | 26-10-2016 | 18:00

Aviation sector to compensate CO2 emissions with effect from 2020

The international aviation sector will be compensating the increase in CO2 emissions with effect from 2020. This was agreed today ...

News item | 10-10-2016 | 11:30

Infrastructure funding secured for the future

From now on, the Infrastructure Fund will be automatically extended every year. This means that funding for roads, railways, ...

News item | 23-09-2016 | 14:15

Cabinet embraces the Paris Climate Agreement

The Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has approved the Paris Climate Agreement. This demonstrates the ...

News item | 19-09-2016 | 09:56

Minister Schultz launches International Delta Coalition

Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment officially kicked off the International Delta Coalition. ...

News item | 10-05-2016 | 12:32

Christiana Figueres Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

Today, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was ...

News item | 10-05-2016 | 10:45

Dutch public transport switches to 100 percent emissions-free buses

From 2025, all new public transport buses will be zero-emissions vehicles. Today, Environment Minister Dijksma signed an ...

News item | 15-04-2016 | 08:30

Government to invest in polar regions

The government is setting aside more funds for scientific research in the North and South Poles. The Netherlands will be making ...

News item | 05-04-2016 | 00:00

Minister Dijksma: carbon pricing key to reducing CO2 emissions

Setting a global price on carbon dioxide emissions is essential in order to achieve the climate goals agreed upon in Paris. ...

News item | 12-02-2016 | 10:05

The Netherlands commits to historic climate change agreement

A new UN climate accord was approved in Paris today. The EU – including the Netherlands – approved the agreement. The accord is ...

News item | 14-12-2015 | 13:40