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  1. Land-use change and food production in Africa: the role of governance, institutions, and public administration

    Governance could be a key factor explaining the large variability in food production trends in Africa. Therefore this report examines the basic characteristics of African governance, institutions...

  2. Integrated assessment of international climate mitigation commitments outside the UNFCCC

    In the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), for the first time, non-state actors were addressed in the international negotiations and were...

  3. Greenhouse gas emission curves for advanced biofuel supply chains

    Most climate change mitigation scenarios that are consistent with the 1.5–2 °C target rely on a large-scale contribution from biomass, including advanced (second-generation) biofuels. However, land...

  4. The implication of the Paris Climate Agreement for the Dutch climate policy objectives

    By ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement, the Netherlands has committed to pursuing an ambitious climate policy. There are various methods for translating global targets into national policy...

  5. Limiting global temperature change to 1.5 °C

    There are several important factors that influence the size of the carbon budgets that are consistent with the ambition of the Paris Climate Agreement ‘to limit global temperature increase to well...

  6. Global consequences of afforestation and bioenergy cultivation on ecosystem service indicators

    Land management for carbon storage is discussed as being indispensable for climate change mitigation because of its large potential to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and to avoid...

  7. 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...

  8. 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....

  9. CO2 emissions from fuel combustion Part III: Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 2017 Edition

    CO 2 emissions from fuel combustion represent the majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. To complement work regarding the emissions of CO 2 from fuel combustion, the...

  10. 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.