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33 press releases

GOVERNMENT MUST GIVE STRONGER GUIDANCE ON THE TRANSITION TO A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY

Press release
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 ...

Dutch advisory councils: “Urgent need to put a price on transport CO2 emissions"

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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

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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 ...