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  1. Transport fuel demand responses to fuel price and income projections: Comparison of integrated assessment models

    Income and fuel price pathways are key determinants in projections of the energy system in integrated assessment models. In recent years, more details have been added to the transport sector...

  2. Food for a circular economy

    The circular economy is high on national and international agendas. A circular economy is targeted at an optimum use and reuse of natural resources, raw materials and products.

  3. Are Dutch residents ready for a more stringent policy to enhance the energy performance of their homes?

    Investments in the energy performance of houses offer good prospects for reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions. However, people are not easily convinced of the need to take measures to...

  4. Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness: Contemporary Theories and Perspectives on Economic Development

    On 27 February,  the European Commission released an update of the European Competitiveness Index. In this index, the Dutch region of Utrecht dropped from being the first to being the second most...

  5. Nature in Modern Society

    The relationship between nature and people is changing, which raises the question of how policies could respond. This book includes five essays, by internationally renowned philosophers,...

  6. European nature in the plural

    The occurrence of many species in the EU is expected to further decline, making it difficult to reach the 2050 policy vision. This study elaborates four ‘perspectives’ on the future of nature in...

  7. Assessment of US city reduction commitments, from a country perspective

    In the United States, 14 of the 25 largest cities have committed themselves to achieving greenhouse gas reduction targets. This study shows that, as a group, the 25 largest US cities are more...

  8. Navigating the authority paradox: Practising objectivity in environmental expertise

    We empirically reveal how environmental experts interpret the objectivity norm while navigating the authority paradox. The paradox here is that while there is a need for objective scientific advice...

  9. Compiling biodiversity accounts with the GLOBIO model

    Although ecosystems and biodiversity are highly important to mankind, their value is not yet included in national accounts. In the present study we evaluated the applicability of the GLOBIO...

  10. How deep is your love – Of nature? A psychological and spatial analysis of the depth of feelings towards Dutch nature areas

    The most binding nature protection policy in the Netherlands and EU primarily designates areas based on ecological value, ensuring their sustained protection. Of less concern to these policies are...