PBL Academy Lecture: Biodiversity from an integral perspective
How can we enhance nature to improve our physical environment and prevent biodiversity loss? During her PBL Academy Lecture, internationally renowned ecologist Sandra Díaz elaborated on the need for a transformative, integral approach: from local to global. Johan Osinga, director-general of the Dutch Ministery of Agricultural, Nature and Food Quality and Jolinda van der Endt, CEO at Bij12, translated her message into a policy perspective and implementation in practice, both in the Netherlands and in Europe.
PBL provides climate change research for UN Climate Conference (COP26)
The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) will be held in Glasgow, from 31 October to 12 November 2021 to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency is contributing to strengthening global action with several studies and reports that support policy-making and expand the knowledge base.
The Climate and Energy Outlook (Klimaat- en Energieverkenning), as stipulated in the Dutch Climate Act, provides insight into the development of greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands, up to and including 2030.
The Geography of Future Water Challenges: the website
Water-related risks are increasing in many regions across the globe. Main drivers are rapid population growth and climate change. This storyboard aims to increase the awareness of the urgent need to tackle the challenges ahead.