Ruling on a suit filed by the Netherlands branch of Friends of the Earth, a court in the Netherlands ordered energy giant Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by 45 % before the decade is over.
The highest court in the Netherlands has upheld a ruling requiring the government to slash greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% of 1990 levels by the end of next year.
This is the result of research conducted with over 220,000 individuals. For the first time the researchers identified two genetic variants for finding meaning in life and six genetic variants for happiness.
The city of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, is about to become home to the world's first floating dairy farm. An offshore facility is under construction and will house 40 cows producing 1,000 litres of milk per day.
The Recycled Island Foundation has been collecting litter from the Maas River in Rotterdam and recycling it into floating islands that benefit people and the aquatic ecosystem on which they drift.
More than 1,000 square feet of plastic ultimately destined to pollute the ocean is getting a second lease on life in Rotterdam.
The 12 metre-long stainless steel bridge will be the world’s largest 3D printed metal structure. The finished structure will be opened to pedestrians and cyclists in Amsterdam.