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Nieuwsbericht
05-07-2017

On 4 July PBL researcher Mariësse van Sluisveld obtained her PhD at Utrecht University. The main conclusion of her research is that, in order to...read more

Nieuwsbericht
22-05-2017

More than 600 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa have no access to electricity. Furthermore, millions of people live in areas too remote from...read more

Nieuwsbericht
31-01-2017

About 25%  of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are caused by the production and consumption of agricultural products.  A new tool...read more

Nieuwsbericht
20-01-2017

Which changes are needed to move towards a more sustainable mobility system in Europe?   A new report by the European Environment Agency...read more

Nieuwsbericht
17-01-2017

To assess future climate change, it is important to have an understanding of future long-term emissions.  Model-based scenarios are often...read more

Nieuwsbericht
06-12-2016

In 2015, after three years of slow growth, the growth of global CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel use and from steel and cement production...read more

Nieuwsbericht
09-11-2016

Under the Paris Agreement, countries agreed to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels, and...read more

Nieuwsbericht
04-11-2016

In the Paris Climate Agreement, that went into effect on 4 November, countries promised to implement policies to reduce their greenhouse gas...read more

Nieuwsbericht
03-11-2016

The world should  increase its ambition to cut roughly a further quarter off predicted 2030 global greenhouse emissions and have any chance...read more

Nieuwsbericht
12-07-2016

Plans and policies to achieve the goal set at the Paris Climate Summit in 2015 have yet to be fully developed and implemented. There is an...read more

Nieuwsbericht
29-06-2016

Individual country pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would need to be strengthened in order to limit future climate change to well below...read more

Nieuwsbericht
24-02-2016

A new study finds that the greenhouse gas emissions that the world can emit in order to limit climate change to less than 2°C are severely limited...read more

Nieuwsbericht
17-12-2015

Dutch energy supply is at a tipping point. The share of renewable energy is expected to grow at an accelerated pace, up to 2023; in part due to...read more

Nieuwsbericht
01-12-2015

If fast and substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is postponed further, there are fewer options available to stay below the 2 °C...read more

Nieuwsbericht
25-11-2015

In 2014, the growth in global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production slowed down to only 0.5% compared to 2013, while...read more