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Tag: nitrogen emissions

  • Monday, July 18th 2022 - 09:03 UTC

    The “nitrogen war” in Netherlands, an anticipation of times to come

    Netherlands emits a large quantity of nitrogen because of its massive agriculture industry which accounts for about 87% of the country's 124 million kilograms of annual ammonia emissions

    Farmers in the Netherlands are revolting over the government's plan to drastically reduce nitrogen emissions by 2030 and is pointing to agriculture and farmers as the worst offenders. But farmers have taken to the streets, blocking roads, and distribution centers, and there has been some serious incidents, including police opening fire on protestors,

  • Thursday, October 17th 2019 - 15:23 UTC

    Thousands of protesting Dutch farmers laid siege to Parliament in The Hague

    
In the second national demonstration in three weeks against government plans to curb nitrogen emissions, farmers laid siege to Parliament in The Hague

    Thousands of tractor-driving Dutch farmers stepped up protests on Wednesday against the government's climate policies, prompting authorities to block off parliament with army vehicles. In the second national demonstration in three weeks against government plans to curb nitrogen emissions, farmers laid siege to the country's seat of power in The Hague, causing widespread travel disruption.