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Economic impacts of a carbon tax

The economic impacts of a CO2 tax on combustion vary strongly across sectors, countries and scenarios. Yet, for overall Dutch GDP, it may not matter much whether the tax is introduced only in the Netherlands or also in the EU, EFTA and UK.

Economic Report Dutch version

The Basics of Advanced Recycling

There is pressure to address the problem of plastic packaging waste. Advanced recycling is mentioned as a promising solution and can complement existing recycling methods, accelerating the transition to a circular economy.

Economic Report Dutch version

From Food Waste to Future Value

Food waste is a big problem: a third of all food produced globally ends either as food loss or food waste. Initiatives to reduce food waste can decrease company's and consumer’s footprint and increase their profit.

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The future of carbon investment after the Paris Agreement

The future of green investments is inextricably linked to the outlook for the cost of carbon. In this article, we look at the current path of carbon reduction and its outlook. We also look at regulatory and private sector trends in Europe.

Economic Comment Dutch version

Will the next Dutch parliament implement a climate change act?

If a Dutch climate change act will be implemented depends on the next parliament. The current polls show that the most coalition options are opponents of the act. While in the virtual lower court the majority is supportive, it remains unsure until March 15th.