Climate & air quality

Limiting climate change and air pollution is one of today’s greatest societal challenges. Discover how we contribute to the climate transition with research on climate and air quality.

Climate change and air pollution

We’re developing methods to measure particulate matter, nitrogen, and greenhouse gases. And we're identifying the sources and effects of emissions.

Our latest developments

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Climate change makes carbon sinks more vulnerable

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News
15 September 2022

In a new publication by ICOS, new data confirms that natural carbon sinks such as the ocean and forests are not stable.

Climate, air and sustainability

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Article

We are working on solutions to climate change, air quality, sustainability, and emission reduction issues for companies and governments.

Particulate matter, an elusive problem - but what is particulate matter?

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Insight
12 July 2022
Particulate matter is a catch-all term for everything floating in the air that is smaller than 10 mu. But what makes it so dangerous? Expert Paula explains.

A more effective particulate policy in five steps

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Insight
12 July 2022
The current particulate matter standard will not solve the problem. TNO gives policymakers a five-step plan to help them take action.

Why the current particulate matter standard does not solve the problem

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Insight
12 July 2022
If the Netherlands achieves the particulate matter standard, the health risks will not be eliminated. The damage to health is still very high. Read why.