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Cabinet begins implementation of Urgenda ruling but will file appeal

The Cabinet will appeal against the court ruling in Urgenda v Netherlands of 24 June. 

News item | 01-09-2015 | 13:28

Koenders: ‘proud of Dutch contribution to Arctic research’

‘It isn’t easy to do research in this cold, biting wind, among ice floes and lurking polar bears. I have great admiration for ...

News item | 29-08-2015 | 15:28

Koenders to visit the Arctic

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is to visit the Arctic at the end of August. His trip will begin on Friday 28 August on the ...

News item | 16-08-2015 | 20:08

Oranjestad and the Hague join forces in build-up to Paris climate summit

In Toronto, Canada, Prime Minister Eman of Aruba and Dutch Minister Mansveld (Environment) spoke about the collaboration between ...

News item | 28-07-2015 | 16:22

Minister Mansveld collaborates with American and Canadian states in tackling climate change

During the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto, Canada, agreements have been made between “non-state actors”, such as ...

News item | 28-07-2015 | 16:18

Minister Mansveld calls for realistic CO2 price for non-state actors

During the 2-day Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto, Canada, Dutch Minister Mansveld (Infrastructure & the Environment) ...

News item | 09-07-2015 | 11:23

Netherlands puts sustainable transport projects in the spotlight

Today in New York, Minister for the Environment Wilma Mansveld presented an initiative aimed at helping other countries make ...

News item | 28-06-2015 | 11:50

Minister Mansveld on CO2-reduction

Statement of Minister Mansveld on behalf of the Cabinet following the court ruling in the Urgenda case about CO2 reduction.

News item | 25-06-2015 | 14:28

The Netherlands sets an example by cancellation of greenhouse gas emission allowances

Global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming years run the risk of falling short. The Cabinet wants the ...

News item | 09-06-2015 | 12:50

Koenders: Solid commitment to climate diplomacy needed

Foreign minister Bert Koenders believes EU member states must coordinate their efforts better as far as the climate is concerned. ...

News item | 20-03-2015 | 16:46