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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

Ploumen: climate agreement must focus more on world’s poorest

According to development minister Lilianne Ploumen, negotiators at the Paris Climate Change Conference must reach solid ...

News item | 01-12-2015 | 17:01

The Netherlands contributes first 2 million euros towards global carbon pricing

We need to have clarity regarding what CO2 emissions cost, everywhere in the world. The Netherlands has already contributed 2 ...

News item | 30-11-2015 | 16:30

Koenders: ‘Climate change threatens our safety’

‘Not only does global warming threaten our environment, it also seriously undermines our security,’ foreign minister Bert ...

News item | 28-11-2015 | 09:51