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  1. National contributions to climate change mitigation from agriculture: allocating a global target

    Globally, agriculture and related land use change contributed about 17% of the world’s anthropogenic GHG emissions in 2010 (8.4 GtCO 2 e yr −1 ), making GHG mitigation in the agriculture sector...

  2. Exploring SSP land-use dynamics using the IMAGE model: Regional and gridded scenarios of land-use change and land-based climate change mitigation

    Projected increases in population, income and consumption rates are expected to lead to rising pressure on the land system. Ambitions to limit global warming to 2 °C or even 1.5 °C could also lead...

  3. Perspectives on the Future of Nature in Europe: Visualisation

    During the development of the perspectives on European nature, for the Nature Outlook project, several visualisation techniques were combined:  photographs, icons, thematic maps, artist impressions...

  4. Innovating Spatial Planning in China: Dutch planning experience in view of China's challenges and opportunities

    This study was carried out in the context of international cooperation in the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). The CCICED is an advisory board...

  5. Land-use change and food production in Africa: the role of governance, institutions, and public administration

    Governance could be a key factor explaining the large variability in food production trends in Africa. Therefore this report examines the basic characteristics of African governance, institutions...

  6. Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: 2017 update

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

  7. CO2 emissions from fuel combustion Part III: Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 2017 Edition

    CO 2 emissions from fuel combustion represent the majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. To complement work regarding the emissions of CO 2 from fuel combustion, the...

  8. Limiting global temperature change to 1.5 °C

    There are several important factors that influence the size of the carbon budgets that are consistent with the ambition of the Paris Climate Agreement ‘to limit global temperature increase to well...

  9. Food in a green light – A systems approach to sustainable food

    Making Europe’s production, consumption and trade in food environmentally sustainable is possible, but requires a major shift in public attitudes, policies and knowledge, as well as seizing current...

  10. Early action on Paris Agreement allows for more time to change energy systems

    The IMAGE integrated assessment model was used to develop a set of scenarios to evaluate the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted by Parties under the Paris Agreement. The scenarios...