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Dutch government ordered to cut carbon emissions in landmark ruling

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Arthur Nelson
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A court in The Hague has ordered the Dutch government to cut its emissions by at least 25% within five years, in a landmark ruling expected to cause ripples around the world.

To cheers and hoots from climate campaigners in court, three judges ruled that government plans to cut emissions by just 14-17% compared to 1990 levels by 2020 were unlawful, given the scale of the threat posed by climate change. ... Read more about Dutch government ordered to cut carbon emissions in landmark ruling

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Flood mitigation measurements in the Netherlands

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http://blog.fabric.ch/index.php?/archives/2009/01/27.html

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Flood mitigation measurements in the Netherlands

The image shows how the Netherlands is trying to prevent flooding due to the rise in sea level. There are several projects going on, which try to prevent flooding, especially in areas with a high population density. ... Read more about Flood mitigation measurements in the Netherlands

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