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  1. The long-term relationship between land use and employment on industrial sites in the Netherlands

    Popular forecasting models for long-term planning of industrial sites assume a strong linear relationship between employment and land use. New Dutch panel data for 1997 to 2008 were used to test...

  2. Greenhouse gas emission reduction proposals and national climate policies of major economies

    Since the climate negotiations that took place in Copenhagen, in 2009, many countries have submitted quantitative economy-wide greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, proposals, and actions for...

  3. Evaluating regeneration policies for rundown industrial sites in the Netherlands

    Systematic evaluations of regeneration policies and programmes for industrial sites are scarce. This is particularly the case for evaluations that aim to examine whether policy objectives have been...

  4. Air Pollution Policy in Europe: Quantifying the Interaction with Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change Policies

    An analysis of several variants of EU’s air pollution policies for the year 2020 shows that that carbon prices will fall, but not more than 33%, although they could drop to zero when the EU agrees...

  5. Accessibility benefits of integrated land use and public transport policy plans in the Netherlands

    In recent years integrated spatial and transport planning is receiving more attention in Dutch national policy making. Since 2008th the Dutch infrastructure investment programme was replaced with...

  6. The Emissions Gap Report 2012

    Scaling up and accelerating action on climate change without delay will reduce the risk that keeping global average temperature rise below 2 °C becomes an unrealistic prospect. The Emissions Gap...

  7. Conditions for green growth

    Greening of the economy would contribute to strengthening its structure in the Netherlands, while also adding to the national budget. In this article, the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment...

  8. Climate and Energy Roadmaps towards 2050 in north-western Europe

    Although energy markets are interlinked and energy companies operate internationally, European countries have a strong national focus in their climate and energy policies. Countries have little...

  9. Assessment of the environmental impacts and health benefits of a nitrogen emission control area in the North Sea

    Two studies have analysed the costs and benefits of creating a nitrogen emission control area in the North Sea and the English Channel. Such a control area requires new ships to emit 75 percent...

  10. Trends in global CO2 emissions; 2012 Report

    Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) increased by 3% last year, reaching an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes in 2011. In China, average per capita CO 2 emissions increased by 9% to 7.2...