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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

Kingdom delegation to attend UN Climate Conference in Paris

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend the opening of the UN Climate Summit in Paris (COP21) on Monday 30 November, where he will ...

News item | 25-11-2015 | 17:15

Dutch environmental policy visionary and adequate

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, calls Dutch environmental policy visionary and adequate, as it ...

News item | 25-11-2015 | 15:03

Dutch goals for the climate agreement: rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, binding agreement, everyone joins in

Minister for the Environment Sharon Dijksma will represent the Netherlands at the so-called Pre-COP, the final preparations for ...

News item | 10-11-2015 | 10:17

Koenders and Ploumen: ‘Climate change and security are intimately linked’

‘Climate change has a major impact on our security. We can no longer approach these two topics separately,’ said foreign minister ...

News item | 02-11-2015 | 14:57

The Netherlands votes against delaying the introduction of more stringent emissions tests for new diesel vehicles

The European Commission’s proposal to further delay the introduction of stricter, real-world tests for new diesel vehicles and ...

News item | 29-10-2015 | 15:15

Planetary Security Conference puts security at heart of climate discussions

On Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 November the Netherlands is holding the first annual Planetary Security Conference at the Peace Palace ...

News item | 28-10-2015 | 00:00

Minister Mansveld advocates quick introduction of new and reliable car testing in Europe

Europe must quickly take steps to put an end to cheating involving the admission requirements for cars. ‘Both consumers and the ...

News item | 28-09-2015 | 16:22