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Dutch coast sees rapid rise in sea levels

Sea levels along the Dutch coast are rising rapidly, scientists from the Delft University of Technology have found. Scientists from TU Delft gathered measurement data from tidal stations between Delfzijl and Vlissingen and found sea levels to be rising rapidly. According...
Energy 27-06-2022

Dutch cabinet to reveal plans for new nuclear power plants

The Dutch government will reveal plans this week to develop two new nuclear power stations, in what will be “a good addition to all sustainable techniques” in the Netherlands, Climate and Energy Minister Rob Jetten has said.

Dutch to focus on coal to save gas for winter

The Netherlands will be using coal-fired power plants over the coming months to store gas for the upcoming winter, Dutch News reports. The Dutch government announced they would be focusing on coal-fired power stations so that gas can be stored...

Thousands march for climate in Rotterdam

Ten thousand protesters joined the climate march against global warming in Rotterdam on Sunday afternoon, Dutch media NL Times reported. The organisers of the march included Greenpeace, Oxfam Novib, trade union FNV, Extinction Rebellion, Milieudefensie and Fridays for Future, NL times wrote. Many...

The Netherlands, Germany announce joint North Sea drilling operation

The Netherlands and Germany will drill for gas in the North Sea together, with production expected to start in 2024, the Dutch government has announced. According to the Dutch government’s website, production will take place in the North Sea, about 19...

Russia’s Gazprom to cut gas supply to the Netherlands

Russian gas company Gazprom said it would cut its supply to the Netherlands from Tuesday after Dutch wholesaler GasTerra refused to bow to the Kremlin’s demand to pay in roubles for fear of breaching EU sanctions. Read also: EU clarifies how...
Europe's East 17-03-2022

Russia rejects international court ruling to stop invasion of Ukraine

Russia has rejected the ruling that they must cease all military operations in Ukraine, which was ordered by the International Court of Justice in the Hague, according to a statement from state-controlled news agency, TASS.