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  1. Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries

    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 2016

    The world should increase its ambition to cut roughly a further quarter off predicted 2030 global greenhouse emissions and have any chance of minimizing dangerous climate change according to 2016...

  3. An analytical framework for strategic delta planning: negotiating consent for long-term sustainable delta development

    Sectoral planning on water, agriculture and urban development has not been able to prevent increased flood risks and environmental degradation in many deltas. Governments conceive strategic delta...

  4. PBL Autumn School ‘What works for regional economic growth?’

    On 26 th & 27 th October 2016 PBL organizes the PBL Autumn School on What works for regional economic growth? Participants are senior strategic policymakers from municipalities, provinces...

  5. Climate Change Will Make Recovery from Eutrophication More Difficult in Shallow Danish Lake Søbygaard

    Many lakes around the world suffer from nuisance algal blooms and biodiversity loss, caused by excess nutrient loading. Recent studies indicate that these problems are aggravated by the ongoing...

  6. Practising environmental policy evaluation under co-existing evaluation imaginaries

    Co-existing evaluation imaginaries at PBL broaden the repertoire of evaluation approaches and potential for innovation. Practitioners also experience tensions as innovative ambitions conflict with...

  7. The Scenario Model Intercomparison Project (ScenarioMIP) for CMIP

    Projections of future climate change play a fundamental role in improving understanding of the climate system as well as characterizing societal risks and response options. The Scenario Model...

  8. The regional economic effects of flooding

    This article analyses the regional economic effects of flooding on regions not directly affected. Results show that most regions neighbouring a flood-stricken region benefit from the flooding...

  9. Simulating the Earth system response to negative emissions

    Natural carbon sinks currently absorb approximately half of the anthropogenic CO 2 emitted by fossil fuel burning, cement production and land-use change. However, this airborne fraction may...

  10. Assessing the land resource–food price nexus of the Sustainable Development Goals

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for a comprehensive new approach to development rooted in planetary boundaries, equity, and inclusivity. The wide scope of the SDGs will necessitate...