Chemical industry in the north of the Netherlands leads in climate transition

Rising temperatures on earth are causing worldwide dehydration and flooding, forest fires, landslides and changes in…

Pierre Gielen

Shell Moerdijk

Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream

While the Southern Netherlands Pyrolysis Testing Ground project is coming to an end, pyrolysis is becoming…

Pierre Gielen

European green deal: Old versus new economy 5

European green deal: Old versus new economy

From the very early beginning, the importance of the European Green Deal (EGD) for the EU…

Willem van Kuyck

Key role for biomass in climate plans

Key role for biomass in climate plans

The draft Climate Accord relies heavily on biomass. Too heavily? In any case, it means that…

Marjolein Roggen


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European Commission announces new biofuels forum

EU reviews energy and climate plans of member states

The Commission has published its assessment of EU Member States' draft National Energy and Climate Plans…

Editorial office / Brussels

Investment decision Porthos

Investment decision made for €1.3 billion Porthos CCS project in The Netherlands

Porthos has made the final investment decision. Construction of the first major CO2 transport and storage…

Editorial office / Rotterdam


Porthos gets green light from Dutch Council of State for CO2 storage

The first major CO2 transport and storage (CCS) project in the Netherlands can proceed, now that…

Editorial office / Rotterdam


Dutch 2030 climate target requires tough measures and a more effective government

Agriculture in the Netherlands can meet the national 2030 climate targets, but this will require a…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Waste management

‘Recycling plastic waste more sustainable than incineration for energy’

Recycling plastic waste is more sustainable and better for the climate than incineration for energy generation.…

Editorial office / Brussels

Polestar 2 model 2024

‘Car industry not yet on track to meet climate targets’

Passenger cars currently account for 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. According to the IPCC,…

Editorial office / Gothenburg