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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Towards a safe operating space for the Netherlands

    This policy brief discusses normative choices in setting national policy targets that are in line with SDG ambitions related to global environmental challenges. Based on scientific insights into...

  4. New Dynamics in Global Environmental Governance

    In the face of urgency of addressing global sustainability challenges and limited political will and capacity at national and international governmental levels to take effective action, new agents...

  5. Methods for calculating the emissions of transport in the Netherlands 2018

    This report describes the methodologies, emission factors and relevant activity data used to calculate the emissions of environmental pollutants from mobile sources in the Netherlands. The...

  6. Greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands 1990-2009

    Total Dutch greenhouse gas emissions, in 2009, decreased by approximately three per cent, compared with emission levels of 2008. This decrease is a result of the economic crisis, especially due to...

  7. The Emerging Governance Landscape around Zero Deforestation Pledges. Insights into dynamics and effects of zero deforestation pledges.

    Voluntary commitments to eliminate or reduce deforestation are developing into a powerful framing of global activities to combat deforestation and forest degradation. With the demand for...

  8. The geography of future water challenges - Background reports

    These background documents provide the scientific justification of the information produced for PBL report ‘The Geography of Future Water Challenges’.

  9. No growth in total global CO2 emissions in 2009

    Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, have remained constant in 2009, as strong increases in CO 2 emissions from fast-growing...

  10. Limited emission reductions from fuel subsidy removal except in energy-exporting regions

    Hopes are high that removing fossil fuel subsidies could help to mitigate climate change by discouraging inefficient energy consumption and levelling the playing field for renewable energy. In...