Dutch government announces they will spend €28 billion to achieve reduction in CO2 emissions and meet climate goals of 2030.
The government in the Netherlands has announced that they will be investing €28 billion over a span of a few years to meet the 2030 climate goals.
According to Reuters, this statement was made by the government on Wednesday, April 26, as they announced several measures to ensure that the country reaches the goal of reducing CO2 emissions in their country 55 percent, compared to levels in 1990.
Emissions recorded during 2022 in the Netherlands were already recorded at 30 percent lower than 1990, and as per Rob Jetten, climate minister, “The Netherlands has for years missed its climate goals. Now it’s time for a great leap forward”.
Jetten also stated that “With a projected reduction of 22 megatonnes of CO2 emissions, the new measures aim for a 60% reduction by 2030, in order to make sure the 55% target will actually be met”.
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