Environment, climate and energy
Rules to prevent manure pollution are the cause of the problem rather than the solution
20-06-2019 | 16:30
Changes in laws and regulations have not helped reduce manure pollution. On the contrary, the accumulation of rules seems to be ...
Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability
16-04-2019 | 17:30
The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...
Many European countries fail to meet air quality standards
30-01-2019 | 12:00
Many European countries are failing to comply with international and European standards on air quality. Moreover, many ...
Unsubsidised wind farms unlikely in the near future, despite sharp fall in costs
27-09-2018 | 00:00
The cost of offshore wind energy is projected to fall spectacularly. Unsubsidised offshore wind farms, however, are unlikely in ...
Swift and well-organised start to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
19-09-2017 | 12:00
The Dutch government has firmly committed itself to the worldwide achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development ...
More coherence needed in energy policy
10-12-2015 | 13:56
Dutch energy policy needs a more coherent approach to achieve its goals of affordability, sustainability and reliability.