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Kyoto Protocol extended

Wilma Mansveld, State Secretary of Infrastructure & the Environment, is satisfied about the outcome of the climate summit in ...

News item | 11-12-2012 | 15:44

The Netherlands contributes 200 million euros to climate policy

In 2013, the Netherlands will contribute a total of 200 million euros to international climate funding. State Secretary Mansveld ...

News item | 11-12-2012 | 14:16

Brazil and the Netherlands make agreements on sustainable biofuels

In the coming two years, Brazil and the Netherlands will intensify their collaboration on the development of biofuels that meet ...

News item | 28-06-2012 | 16:36

Safety and care first in nuclear energy

Lessons from events in Japan will play a part in determining the criteria for a new nuclear energy power station in the ...

News item | 26-09-2011 | 11:42

Dutch support for world’s crop gene banks

The Netherlands has contributed 2.5 million USD to the Global Crop Diversity Trust, which is responsible for safeguarding unique ...

News item | 11-08-2011 | 13:37

Knapen speaks to NGOs about deforestation in Kalimantan

Ben Knapen, the Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation, has addressed representatives of Indonesian NGOs ...

News item | 07-07-2011 | 12:58

11 November – Sustainability Day 2010

This Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be marking Sustainability Day 2010. Sustainable operational management is a ...

News item | 08-11-2010 | 00:00

80 countries underline importance ‘The Hague Roadmap for Action’

Ministers from 80 countries underlined the importance of the "The Hague Roadmap for Action" at It’s Down 2 Earth, the ...

News item | 05-11-2010 | 13:56

Electrically powered vehicles are booming

The Dutch approach to electric cars works. Good co-operation between private and public parties has resulted in major first steps ...

News item | 13-09-2010 | 09:05

Dutch business community goes electric in Shanghai

Today, Dutch Transport Minister Eurlings and Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT, revealed the first fully electrically powered car for the ...

News item | 07-09-2010 | 09:08