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This page contains further information about several topics and links to other useful information.

Climate change and climate change conventions

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is investigating the enhanced greenhouse gas effect. Regularly new reports and developments are being presented on their website:

The Climate Change Convention and Kyoto Protocol include agreements on stabilising or reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Extensive information is available through their website:

  • UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

Climate change policy

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) is the first responsible for climate change policy in the Netherlands. Other Ministries are responsible for integration of climate policy targets into their policy areas. The websites of the involved Ministries provide information on these policies:

Greenhouse gas emissions

The National Inventory Reports provide information on the emissions in the Netherlands. Other databases with information on greenhouse gas emissions are e.g.:

Involved organisations

The monitoring of greenhouse gases is done in a co-operation of various organisations. An improvement programme is being implemented, coordinated by RVO for the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.  More information on the most involved organisations:

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