The far-right victory of Dutch populist Geert Wilders fits into the growing right-wing sentiment in Europe. GreenMarked explored the implications of this election result for sustainability in the Netherlands.
The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has released new climate scenarios that provide insight into what weather changes await the Netherlands in the coming decades as a result of climate change.
The Netherlands is renowned for its water management. Drinking water flows from the tap, but not for long if no immediate action is taken. What is happening in the water country per excellence?
This year’s exceptional drought caused such a dramatic reduction of groundwater levels that it will be hard to recover. Water scarcity might become a real issue also in Germany and the Netherlands.
A solution to fight severe droughts and water shortages might come from a Dutch Artist: SunGlacier, the first water multiplier that uses the sun to make ice and water.
How much water do we use every day? Understanding how we use water is crucial to tackle the water crisis and sustain the freshwater demand of all beings.
Although Dutch people have excelled their ability to live below the sea level, their sea defense system may not be enough to contrast the growing sea level caused by the climate crisis.
Besides devastating extensive monocultures, can the Netherlands hope for a future-proof agriculture?
The new “Fit for 55” legislation aims to reach 55 % net emissions reduction target by 2030, making Europe the first emission-neutral continent. Is the Netherlands ready for “Fit for 55”?
Shell lost the trial against Friends of the Earth – Netherlands and will have to drop their CO2 emissions by 45 % by the end of 2030. For the second time, a Dutch Jury has charged an oil company for climate responsibility.
The new frontier of environmentalism is making climate justice be recognized as a human right. Environmental NGOs are making transnational corporations liable for climate change damages.
Corrupted project collaborations between environmental NGOs, governments and fossil fuel corporations and agribusiness enterprises can tamper meaningful climate policies and secure business-as-usual profits.
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