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Green patents

The share of green technology patents in total Dutch patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO) rose from

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Environmental and economical key figures; NAMEA

Environmental - economical key figures; NAMEA Source and destination

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Data-related issues with compsite indicators availability frequency and adjustment-techniques

While constructing long and yet consistent time series or composing indicators from varying sources, several stumble blocks will have to be overcome. In the ideal case we have • Stable research...

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Nearly 240 billion euro worth of government bonds issued in 2009

The Dutch government issued bonds and short-term loans worth nearly 240 billion euro on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, about three quarters of newly issued bonds last year. The government requires...

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Municipal budgets; levies per municipality

Budgeted income municipal levies per municipality.

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Concentration of nitrate in upper groundwater

Over the last few years, the amount of nitrate in the upper groundwater layer of agricultural sandy soils has declined to the extent that the target value of 50 mg per litre has been achieved.

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Net inland energy consumption in the private sector

Net inland energy consumption by the private sector rose by 2 percent in 2016 compared to 2000, while GDP increased by 21 percent.

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Environmental Goods and Services Sector, industries; national accounts

Environmental sector by economic activity and per environmental domain Environmental protection, Resource management and Economic activity

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Concentrations of particulate matter in urban areas

Annual average concentrations of particulate matter (PM10) in urban areas are decreasing since the year 2000.

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Red List Indicator

In recent years, circumstances for various plant and animal species seem to have improved to some degree.

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Using big data to resolve humanitarian issues

The recent launch of The Hague Humanity Hub

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Environmental and economic key figures 1995-2012

Environment and Economics; Environmental Accounts; Airemissions Industries

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Nutrient surplus in agriculture

Output and value added in Dutch agriculture have increased in recent years, while the surplus of nitrogen and phosphorus has decreased.

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Energy reserves

The remaining natural gas reserves in the Netherlands have decreased by almost 54 percent since 2000.

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Farmland birds

The Farmland Bird Indicator (FBI) has declined by approximately 30 percent since 2000

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Imputed banking services

The compensation of banks for financial intermediation, i.e. the acquisition, transformation and issuing of financial assets. The compensation for these services is implicitly included in the...

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Comparing activity trackers to investigate physical activity

This paper describes the search for a sensor system that is accurately and validly capable to recognise physical activity and its intensity. Different methods to estimate the intensity of physical...

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Carbon footprint

The amount of carbon dioxide emitted globally for consumption purposes in the Netherlands, the so-called carbon footprint, fell by almost 18 percent between 2008 and 2016.

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Key figures municipal budgets; levies per municipality

Key figures budgeted revenues municipal levies per municipality.

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Environmental efficiency

Less pollution with similar or higher levels of economic production and growth, i.e. greater environmental efficiency in production processes, is a central theme in green growth.

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Industrial waste

Material of little value to the company that the company wants to dispose of (Environmental Management Act, C.1, art. 1.1). Exceptions are: radioactive waste; hazardous waste registered with the...

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Quality of Bathing Waters

The percentage share of Dutch bathing water locations in inland waters that comply with the European standards for excellent bathing water quality increased in the period 2000-2017 from 65 percent to...

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Groundwater extraction by businesses

Between 2000 and 2014, 5 percent less fresh (and brackish) groundwater was extracted.

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Living Planet Index

The Living Planet Index (LPI) for the Netherlands has risen marginally in the past decades.

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Production-based greenhouse gas emissions

Since 2000, greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 6 percent (2016), while Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown.

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