Work programme 2021-2022 has been announced
The Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management submitted the Work Programme 2021-2022 of the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure to the House of Representatives.
Managing scarce space
The Netherlands is facing substantial challenges in spatial planning, such as housing, the energy transition and a more sustainable agriculture. Do the new national frameworks for the environment (Omgevingswet, Omgevingsvisie) provide sufficient guidance for taking on these challenges?
‘Reviewing nature policy’
Nature is of vital importance and the worldwide decline in biodiversity is a cause of great concern. The Rli is exploring how, in the Netherlands, the worrying decline in the quality of the natural environment and biodiversity can be reversed in time to achieve the restoration of resilient nature.
Prospects for farmers
Farmers’ current revenue models are often incompatible with achieving sustainable agriculture. What do we need from the various links in the value chain in order to offer economic prospects to farmers?
Access to the city
More and more people are unable to participate sufficiently in urban life. How can we combat unjustified differences between groups of citizens?
Stop land subsidence in peat meadow areas
Land subsidence is leading to increasing problems in peat meadow areas. What choices have to be made to counter the negative effects?