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  1. From Paris to Beijing. Insights gained from the UNFCCC Paris Agreement for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

    Negotiations have started on a new global framework for biodiversity. In 2020, in Beijing, a new international biodiversity framework will be agreed under the Convention on Biological Diversity (...

  2. Mobility and electricity in the digital age Public values under tension

    One of the domains where digitisation has unmistakably entered a crucial phase is infrastructure, especially those of mobility and electricity. In this report, PBL Netherlands Environmental...

  3. Using planetary boundaries to support national implementation of environment-related Sustainable Development Goals

    This report presents a methodology for translating the global environment-related ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national policy targets and applies this to the...

  4. Future impacts of environmental factors on achieving the SDG target on child mortality – a synergistic assessment

    An estimated 26% of current global child deaths is attributable to diverse and modifiable environmental factors, addressed under multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This study assesses...

  5. Global and Regional Greenhouse Gas Emissions Neutrality

    This report gives an overview of the literature on greenhouse gas emissions neutrality, as targeted in the Paris Agreement to achieve a ‘balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and...

  6. Better soils for healthier lives? Assessing the link between soil nutrients and malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Malnutrition, the sub-optimal consumption of essential nutrients like zinc, severely affects human health. This burden of malnutrition falls disproportionally heavy on developing countries,...

  7. Global climate action of cities, regions and businesses

    Action by cities, states, regions and business can go a long way towards meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, but their actions alone are not enough to hold global temperature increase...

  8. The Future of the North Sea

    The scenario study ‘The Future of the North Sea’ explores the spatial and ecological impact of possible developments on the North Sea, up to 2050, with regard to nature, energy transition and food...

  9. Towards an urban preview: Modelling future urban growth with 2UP

    Future projections of global population distribution and urbanization become increasingly important in scenario-based assessments of climate related exposure and vulnerability. The 2UP model is...

  10. Circular Economy: what we want to know and can measure

    With the government-wide programme ‘A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050’, the Dutch Government has outlined its plans for the transition towards a circular economy. To be able to track...