The new government of the Netherlands has presented it’s coalition accord which includes an unexpectedly ambitious commitment to make the country a European leader in tackling greenhouse gas emissions. Up to now, this has been an area in which the Dutch had fallen behind their EU partners. The document commits the new government to reduce greenhouse gases by 49% by 2030 through policies including carbon capture and storage, closing coal-fired power stations and energy efficiency. Read the full report at Energy Post.