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News about Energy and Climate Change

Nieuwsbericht
06-12-2017

At the moment, nearly all model-based scenarios that limit global warming to 2 °C or less use negative CO2 emission technologies (NETs...read more

Nieuwsbericht
01-12-2017

China’s envisaged green transition would help achieve environmental goals in China and globally. However, China could sharpen its ambition and...read more

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21-11-2017

Biofuels are promoted to help mitigate global climate change. However, their production can easily lead to significant greenhouse gas emissions...read more

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14-11-2017

By ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement, the Netherlands has committed to pursuing an ambitious climate policy. There are various methods for...read more

Nieuwsbericht
08-11-2017

The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23) is the next step for governments to implement the 2015...read more

Nieuwsbericht
07-11-2017

There are several important factors that influence the size of the carbon budgets that are consistent with the ambition of the Paris Climate...read more

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01-11-2017

In the Paris Climate Agreement, which went into effect on 4 November 2016, countries promised to implement policies to reduce their greenhouse gas...read more

Nieuwsbericht
31-10-2017

Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris Agreement goals can still be met, according to...read more

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26-10-2017

With the implementation of the proposed EU policies on air quality, climate and energy, the greenhouse gas emission reduction level would further...read more

Nieuwsbericht
27-09-2017

In 2016, total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions continued to increase, by about 0.5%, reaching 49.3 gigatonnes in CO2 equivalent....read more

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26-09-2017

The analysis, which combines PBL’s IMAGE and OECD’s ENV-Linkages models, contains a set of scenarios on the potential bottlenecks in the supply of...read more

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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

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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