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  1. 2 °C and 1.5 °C scenarios and possibilities of limiting the use of BECCS and bio-energy

    This report presents a set of scenarios that limit global warming to below 2 °C and 1.5 °C, by either using full-technology reduction options as included in the IMAGE and POLES models, or by...

  2. Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: 2018 update

    This report by NewClimate Institute, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) provides an overview of projected...

  3. Global Carbon Budget 2018

    Accurate assessment of anthropogenic carbon dioxide ( CO 2 ) emissions and their redistribution among the atmosphere, ocean, and terrestrial biosphere – the “global carbon budget” – is...

  4. Trends in global CO2 and total greenhouse gas emissions: 2018 report

    In 2017, the growth in global greenhouse gas emissions resumed at a rate of 1.3% per year, reaching 50.9 gigatonnes in CO 2 equivalent. This was mainly due to emissions of CO 2 and methane,...

  5. Lessons learned from spatial planning in the Netherlands. In support of integrated landscape initiatives, globally.

    Experiences with different government styles can provide lessons on choosing an optimal approach in other contexts and situations. This study illustrates the role of spatial planning in landscape...

  6. 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...

  7. Trend analysis from 1970 to 2008 and model evaluation of EDGARv4 global gridded anthropogenic mercury emissions

    The Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) provides a time-series of man-made emissions of greenhouse gases and short-lived atmospheric pollutants from 1970 to 2008. With an...

  8. 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...

  9. 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,...

  10. Linking water security threats to conflict

    In the past decades, the relationship between water issues and conflict risks received much attention, both in the literature and the media. However, reports and publications warning about these...