Netherlands

Netherlands

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Netherlands' Climate Change Impact

Positive

  • 🚗 Ban ICE (diesel and petrol) vehicles by 2030
  • 🌞 Uses solar power (4%)
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (9%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~4%)

Negative

  • 🚫 No pledges towards net zero
  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (18%)
  • 🤬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (78.1%)
  • 🤮 14% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (4%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (58%)
  • ☢️ Uses nuclear power (3%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Netherlands is rank 124 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Netherlands' Environmental Impact?

Is the Netherlands part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, Netherlands is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is Netherlands' renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Netherlands uses 18% energy from renewable sources compared to 78.1% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Netherlands' Climate Change Action

A list of some of Netherlands' common climate change questions.

Have Netherlands' government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Yes, Netherlands have plans to ban ICE cars by 2030.


Have Netherlands' government pledged to be a net zero country?

Currently there are no plans by Netherlands' government to become a net zero country.


Does Netherlands' electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Netherlands' electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Netherlands' generate nuclear electricity?

Yes, Netherlands' does generate nuclear electricity.

Netherlands' Comparison Against Countries

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