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  1. Citizens’ images and values of nature in Europe

    A survey amongst 9000 EU citizens reveals the images and values of nature in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The survey is part of...

  2. Synthesis and review: Tackling the nitrogen management challenge: from global to local scales

    One of the ‘grand challenges’ of this age is the anthropogenic impact exerted on the nitrogen cycle. Issues of concern range from an excess of fixed nitrogen resulting in environmental pressures...

  3. Assessing the INDCs’ land use, land use change, and forest emission projections

    In preparation for the 2015 international climate negotiations in Paris, Parties submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

  4. New anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene; HYDE 3.2

    This paper presents an update and expansion of the History Database of the Global Environment (HYDE, v 3.2.000). HYDE is and internally consistent combination of updated historical population...

  5. Potential effects of circular economy policies in the EU and the Netherlands on developing countries

    The circular economy can provide economic opportunities, contribute to a clean environment and make countries less dependent on domestic and imported scarce natural resources. A successful...

  6. Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2016 Report

    In 2015, after three years of slow growth, the growth of global CO 2 emissions from fossil-fuel use and from steel and cement production was brought to a standstill. One of the main causes was...

  7. A multi-model assessment of the co-benefits of climate mitigation for global air quality

    We present a model comparison study that combines multiple integrated assessment models with a reduced-form global air quality model to assess the potential co-benefits of global climate mitigation...

  8. Building Bridges from the Present to Desired Futures - Evaluating Approaches for Visioning and Backcasting

    Backcasting explores how to reach ambitious societal goals--- identifying strategic choices and windows of opportunity.  After early applications in the 1980s, this approach to scenario analysis is...

  9. African food supply in perspective

    The picture of Africa’s increasing dependence on imports and large-scale agricultural expansion to keep up its food supply needs nuancing. Domestic production increase was the dominant factor for...

  10. The PMIP4 contribution to CMIP6 – Part 3: the Last Millennium, Scientific Objective and Experimental Design for the PMIP4 past1000 simulations

    The pre-industrial millennium is among the periods selected by the Paleoclimate Model Intercomparison Project (PMIP) for experiments contributing to the sixth phase of the Coupled Model...