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  1. Summary of the second Netherlands Research Program on Particulate Matter (BOP II)

    High levels of particulate matter (PM 10 ) in the air are associated with adverse health effects. In order to take effective policy measures, it is of importance to have a sound knowledge about...

  2. Greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands, 1990–2011: National Inventory Report 2013

    Total greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands decreased in 2011 by 7%, compared to the emission level in 2010. This decrease was mainly the result of a drop in fuel combustion in the energy...

  3. Integrated Regional Europe

    Currently, place-based development policies are proposed for future cohesion policy and have taken the shape of smart specialisation strategies. These strategies are one of the prerequisites to...

  4. Integration and Convergence in Regional Europe

    Place-based smart specialisation strategies are one of the prerequisites to access Structural Funds as of 2014. However, policy research analysing regional smart specialisation strategies has been...

  5. Opening up scientific assessments for policy: the importance of transparency in expert judgements

    Scientific assessments have become an important tool to support decision-making. Such assessments are formal efforts to assemble selected knowledge with a view toward making it publicly available...

  6. Methods for calculating transport emissions in the Netherlands

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

  7. EU policy options for climate and energy beyond 2020

    The EU has set itself the ambition of an 80% reduction of greenhouse gases by 2050. Such a drastic reduction requires a much more vigorous renewal of the energy system. Setting a target for...

  8. Rocketing rents - The magnitude and attenuation of agglomeration economies in the commercial property market

    Rocketing rents in urban areas are likely explained by agglomeration economies. This paper investigates the impact of these external economies on commercial property values, using unique micro data...

  9. Opening up the societal debate on climate engineering: how newspaper frames are changing

    The use of climate engineering or geoengineering technologies to combat climate change has been a controversial topic, even in the scientific debate. In recent studies, it has been claimed that the...

  10. Emissions of transboundary air pollutants in the Netherlands, 1990–2011: Netherlands Informative Inventory Report 2013

    Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ) in the Netherlands decreased in 2011, for the first time to a level below the cap set by the European Union for 2010. Hereby, the Netherlands complies with...