News: Climate policy

Clean Energy, Climate, Climate policy, EN, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / May 19, 2021

IEA latest report: pathway to net zero by 2050 is narrow but achievable

Despite an interesting recent article in the Dutch FD (*), by Mathijs Bouman, on the accuracy of forecasting by IEA,...

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Clean Energy, Climate, Climate policy, EN, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / April 29, 2021

Some relevant quotes from the IEA’s Global Energy Review 2021

“A rise in CO2 emissions of almost 5% in 2021 compared to 2020.” “Global energy demand is set to increase...

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Clean Energy, Climate, Climate policy, EN, Innovations & Developments, Renewable energy, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / April 12, 2021

IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit on March 31, 2021

We recommend readers to refer to the summary and video of the IEA, by clicking attached link. The Summit is...

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Clean Energy, Climate, Climate policy, EN, Innovations & Developments, Renewable energy, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / April 12, 2021

Role of nuclear energy in the energy transition

We read with interest a recent article in the Dutch newspaper FD, in which prominent figures of the political party...

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Clean Energy, Climate policy, EN, Renewable energy, Solar energy
By Thijs / February 17, 2021

Netherlands: discussion about phasing out solar panel netting scheme (“Salderingsregeling”)

The Dutch House of Representatives (“Tweede Kamer”) recently declared the bill to phase out the netting scheme for solar panels...

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Climate, Climate policy, EN, Innovations & Developments
By Thijs / December 12, 2020

EU (new) 2030 Climate Target plan

The European Commission states on its website: Quote 2030 Climate Target Plan The Commission’s proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions...

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Climate, Climate policy, EN, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / November 28, 2020

World Meteorological Organization (WMO): “Carbon dioxide levels continue at record levels, despite COVID-19 lockdown”

The WMO always reports very relevant information. In one of their latest bulletins, the following, amongst others, was stated: “Carbon...

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Climate policy, EN, Portfolio EN, Reports & Publications, Solar energy
By Thijs / November 20, 2020

G40-city network: 40 medium-sized municipalities in the Netherlands argue: “Overstimulation” is not an argument for phasing out the solarpanel netting-scheme (‘salderingsregeling’)

Remarkable conclusions from a second opinion investigation carried out by the “Stichting Economisch Onderzoek (SEO)” (Economic Research Foundation) at the...

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Clean Energy, Climate, Climate policy, EN, Innovations & Developments, Renewable energy, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / November 15, 2020

IEA Renewables 2020 report: interesting dynamic data-dashboard

IEA has included in their Renewables 2020 report a very interesting dynamic data-dashboard, which will enable readers to examine historical...

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Climate, Climate policy, EN, Innovations & Developments, Reports & Publications
By Thijs / November 7, 2020

Council of State in the Netherlands: Major steps are now necessary to achieve Climate Act objectives

Introduction According to the website of the Council: “The Climate Act came into force in the Netherlands on 1 September...

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