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  1. Exploring SSP land-use dynamics using the IMAGE model: Regional and gridded scenarios of land-use change and land-based climate change mitigation

    Projected increases in population, income and consumption rates are expected to lead to rising pressure on the land system. Ambitions to limit global warming to 2 °C or even 1.5 °C could also lead...

  2. Trade-offs and synergies between universal electricity access and climate change mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Access to electricity services is fundamental to development, as it enables improvements to the quality of human life. At the same time, increasing electricity access can have notable consequences...

  3. National Energy Outlook 2017

    Renewable energy generation and energy saving are increasing, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are decreasing. However, various targets for energy and climate for 2020, will not be...

  4. Trends in global CO2 and total greenhouse gas emissions: 2017 report

    CO 2 emissions and total global greenhouse gas emissions are reported for 2016. Total global greenhouse gas emissions continued to increase by about 0.5% in 2016, reaching 49.3 gigatonnes in CO...

  5. Connecting partnership capacity and challenges

    Connecting partnership capacity and challenges ...
  6. Perspectives on the Future of Nature in Europe: Visualisation

    During the development of the perspectives on European nature, for the Nature Outlook project, several visualisation techniques were combined:  photographs, icons, thematic maps, artist impressions...

  7. Global partnerships for inclusive and sustainable agricultural development

    It is crucial that, over the next decades, substantial investments are made in agricultural productivity improvement and food security in the developing world. Public–private partnerships are to...

  8. Innovating Spatial Planning in China: Dutch planning experience in view of China's challenges and opportunities

    This study was carried out in the context of international cooperation in the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). The CCICED is an advisory board...

  9. The new urban agenda - Opportunities for inclusive and green urbanisation

    The United Nations New Urban Agenda recognises the role of cities in achieving its sustainable development goals. It, however, also acknowledges that cities in developing countries often lack the...

  10. Open discussion of negative emissions is urgently needed

    At the moment, nearly all model-based scenarios that limit global warming to 2 °C or less use negative CO 2 emission technologies (NETs), particularly bio-energy with carbon capture and storage...