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Energy use in the global food system

The global food system is a major energy user and a relevant contributor to climate change. To date, the literature on the energy profile of food systems addresses individual countries and/or food products, and therefore a comparable assessment across regions is still...

From global to national scenarios: Bridging different models to explore power generation decarbonisation based on insights from socio-technical transition case studies

In this paper, we apply two global Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) and one detailed European electricity system model to explore the consequences of different narrative-based low-carbon scenarios on the electricity system from the global to national scale. The narratives...

Climate and Energy Outlook 2019

This is the summary of the first Climate and Energy Outlook (Klimaat- en Energieverkenning (KEV)), which, as stipulated in the Dutch Climate Act, provides insight into the development of Dutch greenhouse gas emissions, both in the past and up to 2030.

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019

On current unconditional pledges, the world is heading for a 3.2°C temperature rise, according to the 2019 edition of UNEP’s annual Emissions Gap Report. Technologies and policy knowledge exist to cut emissions, but transformations must begin now. Researchers at PBL were...

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