News - Environment, climate and energy
32 news items on Environment, climate and energy
Audit of crisis measures in response to high energy prices
The Netherlands Court of Audit is investigating the effect in the Netherlands of various energy crisis measures the government ...
Broader approach needed to safety behind the dykes
Minister of I&W must look beyond 2050 To make real work of the policy to protect the Netherlands from flooding, the Minister of ...
Budget letters 2024: pleased with consideration of broad prosperity, keep an eye on feasibility
Every year, the Netherlands Court of Audit publishes its considerations on the draft budget that the government submits to the ...
Netherlands learns little from disputes with EU
Netherlands average member state for correct implementation of EU law As a member of the European Union, the Netherlands usually ...
Parliament has incomplete picture of climate expenditure
Inconsistent amounts and definitions How much money does the government spend on climate policy? The ministers concerned do not ...
Hidden costs of the National Energy Retrofit Fund
The National Energy Retrofit Fund (ERF) is a scheme to make homes sustainable. By the end of 2021, the fund (initially called the ...
No large-scale logging, but also no national insight into results of forest management
Uncertain whether forest management will achieve intended results The image that has emerged in recent years that ...
Natural gas revenue figures and scenarios updated
The Netherlands Court of Audit sent an updated calculation of natural gas revenue scenarios 1966-2021 to the House of ...
More grants, fewer black-tailed godwits
20 years’ policy to protect meadow birds The policy to protect meadow birds such as the black-tailed godwit is not working. In ...
Combatting environmental crime is fumbling in the dark
A small group of the 500 or so companies that work with large volumes of hazardous substances repeatedly violate environmental ...