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  1. Keeping track of adaptation in the Dutch Delta

    Throughout the world, adaptation to climate change is one of the major challenges. In the Netherlands, under the Delta Programme, adaptation strategies have been developed for flood protection,...

  2. Monitoring progress of the circular economy in the EU

    The European Commission’s draft monitoring framework for a circular economy, which is currently under review, may benefit from broadening it to include indicators that measure both the progress of...

  3. Greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands, 1990-2015: National Inventory Report 2017

    This report documents the Netherlands' submission of its annual greenhouse gas emission inventory for 2017, in accordance with the guidelines provided by the United Nations Framework...

  4. Emissions of transboundary air pollutants in the Netherlands, 1990–2015: Netherlands Informative Inventory Report 2017

    In the 2017 Informative Inventory Report (IIR) by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Dutch emission data on transboundary air polluting substances have been...

  5. Public-public development cooperation

    Development cooperation policy in the Netherlands has become increasingly oriented towards facilitating private sector development and public-private partnerships. As opposed to public private...

  6. Towards universal electricity access in Sub-Saharan Africa

    With the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the global community has committed to achieving universal electricity access by 2030. This study analyses the technology and investment...

  7. Exploring fair and ambitious mitigation contributions under the Paris Agreement goals

    In order to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping the temperature rise well below 2 °C or even 1.5 °C, all countries would need to make fair and ambitious contributions to reducing emissions...

  8. Experimenting in Urban Self-organization

    The intent of this article is to explore the scope and working of 'framework-rules' in relation to self-organization in urban development, both theoretically and empirically.

  9. Methods for calculating transport emissions in the Netherlands 2017

    This report describes the methodologies, emission factors and relevant activity data used to calculate the emissions of environmental pollutants from mobile sources in the Netherlands. The...

  10. Bringing EU policy into line with the Planetary Boundaries

    The Planetary Boundaries framework proposes quantitative limits for human perturbation of critical Earth system processes, defining a global "safe operating space". The framework can help...