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  1. GHG mitigation policies in major emitting countries: an overview of recently adopted policies

    This document presents an overview of climate and energy policies mostly adopted between July 2018 and May 2019 in 25 countries and regions. The policy information compiled by NewClimate Institute...

  2. The role of methane in future climate strategies: mitigation potentials and climate impacts

    This study examines model-specific assumptions and projections of methane (CH 4 ) emissions in deep mitigation scenarios generated by integrated assessment models (IAMs). For this, scenarios of...

  3. Spatial density and mix use in the Netherlands (RUDIFUN)

    RUDIFUN data can be used by government authorities, spatial researchers, urban planners and urban designers to investigate the coherence between spatial density and the mixed use that blends...

  4. Insights from the intellectual history of the Global Environment Outlook

    The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) has successfully established a template for global, regional and local reporting on environment and development. GEO highlights upcoming challenges and options...

  5. Cities in Europe (Chinese)

    Cities are expected to play a key role in delivering the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, green and inclusive growth. Therefore, the European Commission, EU Member States and European cities are...

  6. Cities in the Netherlands (Chinese)

    In the Netherlands, about three quarters of the population live in urban areas and almost 80% of the jobs can be found there. In 2015, the Dutch Government launched its Agenda Stad, a national...

  7. Contrasting changes in bird abundance and diversity (1971-2010)

    A large variety of measures and indicators is available to capture aspects of biodiversity change. Which are the most informative?

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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,...