Environmental policy needs more decisive action

15-03-2012 | News item

Based on joint modelling by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency the Environmental Outlook to 2050 looks ahead to the year 2050 to ascertain what demographic and economic trends might mean for the environment.

It concludes that urgent action is needed now, so that the significant costs of inaction can be avoided, both in economic and human terms.