News - Environment, climate and energy
17 news items on Environment, climate and energy
Rules to prevent manure pollution are the cause of the problem rather than the solution
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
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
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
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
The Dutch government has firmly committed itself to the worldwide achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development ...
More coherence needed in energy policy
Dutch energy policy needs a more coherent approach to achieve its goals of affordability, sustainability and reliability.
Sustainable energy targets not feasible without extra billions for offshore windfarms or projects abroad
SDE+ incentive scheme: good instrument, disappointing results
Financial risks from TenneT’s foreign activities
Arno Visser: ‘Robust supervision of TenneT required’
Consideration of water quality in I&M budget
In a letter to the House of Representatives of 15 October 2014, the Court of Audit commented on a number of matters in the 2015 ...
Appoint a single nature manager for the Wadden area
Thirteen managing authorities currently active; complex organisation an obstacle to achieving goals