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  1. Model-based assessments for long-term climate strategies

    Many countries are formulating a long-term climate strategy to be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by 2020. Model-based, multi-disciplinary assessments can be...

  2. Towards Universal Access to Clean Cooking Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

    A transition away from the use of fuelwood and charcoal for cooking can prevent hundreds of thousands of premature deaths caused by household air pollution. This study explores various policy...

  3. Global Environment Outlook 6: Healthy Planet, healthy People

    The world is not on track to achieve internationally agreed environmental targets, such as those outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement. To get back on track,...

  4. Insights from the intellectual history of the Global Environment Outlook

    The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) has successfully established a template for global, regional and local reporting on environment and development. GEO highlights upcoming challenges and options...

  5. Aquatic risks from human pharmaceuticals - modelling temporal trends of carbamazepine and ciprofloxacin at the global scale

    Despite the worldwide presence of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment, a comprehensivempicture of their aquatic risk (AR) at the global scale has not yet been produced. Here, we present a...

  6. PCLake+: an extended version of the lake water quality model PCLake

    The lake ecosystem model PCLake is a process-based model that was developed to simulate water quality based on ecological interactions in shallow, non-stratifying lakes in the temperate climate...

  7. The Geography of Future Water Challenges (website)

    On request of the Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency transformed the publication The Geography of Future Water Challenges into a...

  8. Short-term effects of the Brexit

    This study examines where the Brexit’s initial effects would be the greatest for the competitiveness of sectors in the Netherlands. We look at the effects per sector and region. We describe the...

  9. Cities in the Netherlands (Chinese)

    In the Netherlands, about three quarters of the population live in urban areas and almost 80% of the jobs can be found there. In 2015, the Dutch Government launched its Agenda Stad, a national...

  10. Cities in Europe (Chinese)

    Cities are expected to play a key role in delivering the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, green and inclusive growth. Therefore, the European Commission, EU Member States and European cities are...