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  1. Simple Planning Rules for Complex Urban Problems: Toward Legal Certainty for Spatial Flexibility

    In the course of the nineteenth century, many countries attempted to simplify their regulatory systems; since then, however, the entire legal apparatus has become ever more complex, being based on...

  2. Uncertain Environmental Footprint of Current and Future Battery Electric Vehicles

    The future environmental impacts of battery electric vehicles (EVs) are very important given their expected dominance in future transport systems. Previous studies have shown these impacts to be...

  3. Assessing future reactive nitrogen inputs into global croplands based on the shared socioeconomic pathways

    Only under the most optimistic sustainability scenario, the global synthetic fertilizer use in croplands stabilizes or even shrinks in the coming decades. In the most pessimistic fragmentation...

  4. Agricultural nature conservation in the Netherlands: three lenses on transition pathways.

    In this paper three approaches on transitions pathways are combined to study the role of agricultural nature conservation in the Dutch land use domain for achieving internationally agreed climate...

  5. Pathways for agriculture and forestry to contribute to terrestrial biodiversity conservation: a global scenario-study

    While there has been an increase in the societal responses to biodiversity loss, in most cases this will not be sufficient to achieve the biodiversity targets by 2020, let alone to realise the...

  6. The (ir)relevance of economic segregation

    Cities are economically segregated to various degrees. Segregation translates into greater homogeneity of neighborhoods: the rich and the poor usually occupy separate parts of the city. In response...

  7. Scenarios for Demand Growth of Metals in Electricity Generation Technologies, Cars, and Electronic Appliances

    This study provides scenarios toward 2050 for the demand of five metals in electricity production, cars, and electronic appliances. The metals considered are copper, tantalum, neodymium, cobalt,...

  8. The continental divide? Economic exposure to Brexit in regions and countries on both sides of The Channel

    In this article we demonstrate that 10-17% of regional GDP in the UK regions is exposed to a Brexit. This is far more than regions in other countries. Only regions in the Republic of Ireland face...

  9. Scenarios towards limiting global mean temperature increase below 1.5 °C

    The 2015 Paris Agreement calls for countries to pursue efforts to limit global-mean temperature rise to 1.5 °C. The transition pathways that can meet such a target have not, however, been...

  10. Relative price increase for nature and ecosystem services

    In 2015, the Dutch working group on discount rates recommended using the standard discount rate in cost-benefit analyses (CBAs) of nature, while taking into account annual relative price increases...