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  1. Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: 2017 update

    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...

  2. UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2017

    Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris Agreement goals can still be met according to 2017 annual Emissions Gap report by UNEP....

  3. EU targets for air quality, climate and energy, for 2030; consequences for the economy and emissions

    This study by PBL investigates the possible economic consequences by 2030, as well as the impact on emissions of the new EU policy on air quality, climate and energy.

  4. Food in a green light – A systems approach to sustainable food

    Making Europe’s production, consumption and trade in food environmentally sustainable is possible, but requires a major shift in public attitudes, policies and knowledge, as well as seizing current...

  5. Supporting local institutions for inclusive green growth: Developing an Evidence Gap Map

    Inclusive Green Growth extends the standard growth perspective to include welfare enhancements, both for the poor (‘inclusive’) and future (‘green’) generations. In this study a structured search...

  6. Modelling social influence and cultural variation in global low-carbon vehicle transitions

    We present a unique and transparent approach for incorporating social influence effects into global integrated assessment models used to analyse climate change mitigation. We draw conceptually on...

  7. Low-carbon strategies towards 2050: Comparing ex-ante policy evaluation studies and national planning processes in Europe

    The European Union (EU) is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels by 80%–95% in 2050 compared to 1990 levels. Various approaches have been developed to secure and evaluate...

  8. Reporting requirements on biofuels and bioliquids stemming from the directive (EU) 2015/1513

    This report was commissioned to gather comprehensive information on, and to provide systematic analysis of the latest available scientific research and the latest available scientific evidence on...

  9. Does Urban Living Reduce Energy Use?

    The claim by Edward Glaeser and others that cities make us greener has been verified for the Netherlands, based on empirical data available on a detailed level. When considering ‘greener’ to mean...

  10. Trends in global CO2 and total greenhouse gas emissions: Summary of the 2017 report

    CO 2 emissions and total global greenhouse gas emissions are reported for 2016, based on the latest update of the EDGAR v4.3.2 database, using statistics, where available, up to and including...