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  1. Evolution of anthropogenic and biomass burning emissions of air pollutants at global and regional scales during the 1980–2010 period

    Several different inventories of global and regional anthropogenic and biomass burning emissions are assessed for the 1980–2010 period. The species considered in this study are carbon monoxide,...

  2. Subsiding soils, rising costs

    The PBL study Subsiding soils, rising costs provides a clear-cut overview of the impact of peatland subsidence and possible measures for both rural and urban areas. A directed policy adopted...

  3. Fiscal Policy and CO2 Emissions of New Passenger Cars in the EU

    Tax incentives have motivated motorists to opt for more fuel-efficient vehicles more often, in 15 of the studied EU Member States. CO 2 emissions from new passenger vehicles, per kilometre...

  4. Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries

    This new report by NewClimate Institute, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) provides an overview of projected...

  5. National Energy Outlook 2016

    Although the target of 16% renewable energy by 2023, as set in the Dutch Energy Agreement, is within sight, the National Energy Outlook (NEV) 2016 shows that the target of 14% renewable energy by...

  6. Global and regional abatement costs of INDCs and of enhanced action to levels well below 2 °C and 1.5 °C

    Under the Paris Agreement, countries agreed to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. Current climate action plans would deliver half the...

  7. Assessment of the Living Environment 2010

    On 14 September 2010 the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency presented its first Assessment of the Living Environment. In this broad study, PBL has assessed developments as they have...

  8. Natural capital in the Netherlands: Recognising its true value

    Nature provides all kinds of goods and services that offer economic opportunities, such as a water, food, building materials and recreation areas. However, this 'natural capital' is under...

  9. Netherlands Informative Inventory Report 2010

    This report constituting the Netherlands Informative Inventory Report (IIR) contains information on the inventories in the Netherlands up to 2008. It includes descriptions of methods and data...

  10. Carbon budgets and energy transition pathways

    Scenarios from integrated assessment models can provide insights into how carbon budgets relate to other policy-relevant indicators by including information on how fast and by how much emissions...