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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Evaluation Manure and Fertilisers Act 2016: Synthesis Report

    At least once every 5 years Dutch Parliament receives a report about the efficiency and the effects of the Manure and Fertilisers Act. In the report it is concluded that the manure policy has not...

  9. The Land-Water-Energy Nexus - Biophysical and Economic Consequences

    This report presents the first comprehensive assessment of the global consequences of the land-water-energy nexus in the coming decades. It provides a global outlook to 2060 for the major impacts...

  10. Actors, Decision-Making, and Institutions in Quantitative System Modelling

    Increasing the realism with respect to the representation of actors, decision-making, and institutions is critical to better understand the transition towards a low-carbon sustainable society since...