Soils for sustainability
The quality of rural soils is in decline. What are the long-term requirements for sustainable soil management?
Improving international passenger rail
International rail services can make a major contribution to greening the transport sector and realising sustainability goals. But how can international passenger transport by rail be stimulated?
A grip on hazardous substances’
Current chemical policy is not sufficient to adequately control the risks to people and the physical environment. What steps would be necessary to ensure a safer handling of hazardous substances?
Work programme for 2020-2021
The work programme summarises the advisory topics, the latest status, and the schedule going forward.Each year the Council produces a Work programme which is subject to the approval of the ministers of Infrastructure and Water Management, of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, and of the Interior and Kingdom ...
Towards a Sustainable Economy
Climate change, raw materials scarcity and loss of biodiversity make the transition to a sustainable economy inevitable. How can the government steer the transition to a sustainable economy?
How can we manage balanced growth in inbound and domestic tourism in the Netherlands, with the economy, local communities and the living environment being viewed as interacting elements?
European Agricultural Policy
The Council’s advice focuses on the possibilities for using the CAP to support the transition to circular agriculture.