28 press releases
Rli - 31 October 2013
October 31st, 2013- The Dutch government and parliament should use CAP-payments in a targeted manner to help farmers pursue innovation and sustainability. Only then can Dutch agriculture be assured of a sound future. This is the main conclusion of an advi ...
Rli - 8 October 2013
An alternative policy towards logistics can stimulate economic growth. This is the conclusion drawn by the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Raad voor de Leefomgeving, Rli) in the advice 'Dutch logistics 2040: designed to last' whi ...
Rli - 25 March 2013
20 March 2013 – The future of agriculture in the Netherlands is under intense debate, that tends to get stuck. This debate needs a fundamental shift, in order to accelerate sustainable development within the entire field of agriculture and horticulture. T ...
Rli - 16 October 2012
Janez Potočnik calls on member states to create integrated European system for sustainable transport 12 October 2012 – EU member states can enhance their competitive position by making national mobility policy more sustainable and by creating a single Eur ...
Rli - 13 July 2012
13 juli 2012- The Dutch government announced the members of the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Rli). The Council is a new independent body that was established to advise the Dutch government and parliament on matters relating to the susta ...
Rli - 10 December 2010
Climate change, raw materials scarcity and loss of biodiversity make the transition to a sustainable economy inevitable. To ensure a smooth transition the government must provide greater direction, and this should be based on a guiding vision that gives p ...
VROM-raad - 28 January 2008
Current policies for the transport sector are utterly inadequate for securing long-term European climate objectives. To achieve these targets the ever-upward trend in the CO2 emissions of both passenger and freight transport must be breached. Without appr ...
Dutch advisory councils call for higher priority to be assigned to development of a sustainable energy system
VROM-raad - 11 May 2005
Our energy system is not sustainable. The General Energy Council and the Council for the Environment (VROM Council) consider this a serious threat to our society. Problems such as climate change and the growing dependence on oil and natural gas from polit ...