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‘A treasure beneath our feet’: How the Dutch went down the toilet looking for heat

Sewage waste is now being seen as a reliable heat source for millions of homes in the Netherlands.

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Dutch plan to cut nitrogen emissions gets EU green light

Dutch government plans to drastically cut emissions of nitrogen pollution cleared a key hurdle Tuesday when the European Union’s executive arm gave the green light to farm buyout schemes worth nearly 1.5 billion euros ($1.65 billion).

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For most people, climate change isn't out of sight, out of mind

A recent meta-analysis conducted by a team of researchers in the Netherlands suggests that climate events that occur far away do not necessarily lead to less citizen engagement on climate issues.

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Dutch refinery to feed airlines' thirst for clean fuel

Scaffolding and green pipes envelop a refinery in the port of Rotterdam where Finnish giant Neste is preparing to significantly boost production of sustainable aviation fuel.

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Dutch pro-farmer party sweeps elections, upsetting the status quo

The surprise victory is widely seen as a protest vote against Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government and some of his policies, including a goal to slash nitrogen emissions, which many say will imperil farming operations.
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The possible new coastline of The Netherlands in photos

The Netherlands is known for its embankments and conquering land from the sea. Now, that same sea poses a threat for more than half of this small nation.

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How Putin’s plans to blackmail Europe over gas supply failed

Within eight months of Russia invading Ukraine, the EU’s 27 states had replaced about 80% of the natural gas they used to get from Moscow.

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