The idea is simple. Companies that extract fossil fuels should be responsible for ensuring the same amount of CO₂ generated from using them is buried back deep underground.
Category: The Netherlands
News, indicators and facts of the work of the Green Fiscal Policy Network and our partners in the Netherlands.
Pacific Islands called for a price on shipping pollution, tepid support from European nations
P4G Seoul Summit unites world leaders for inclusive green recovery, serves as stepping stone for next climate COP
P4G Seoul Summit wrapped up on May 31, proclaiming global inclusive green growth in Seoul Declaration. The Summit called for global cooperation in climate change response; developed countries announce support for
2020 was supposed to be the year the EU would launch its ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis. But why does Europe sabotage its climate goals by subsidising the
29 October 2019: The Netherlands has launched the latest round of its renewable energy subsidy programme SDE+ this week, with a budget to the tune of €5 billion (~US$5.6 billion).
14.11.2018 – As countries negotiate rules for offsetting airline emissions in Montreal, the EU should reserve its right to impose stronger regional policies. Replacing the EU ETS with Carbon Offsetting and
09.11.2018 – According to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), an EU advisory body, the EU’s next multi-annual budget (2021-2027) should dedicate 40% of spending to the low-carbon economy and
26.10.2018 – Exiting coal or introducing a carbon price floor to reduce Dutch emissions in line with a recent court ruling could see a near term electricity price surge of EUR3-4.