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  1. Circular Economy: what we want to know and can measure

    With the government-wide programme ‘A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050’, the Dutch Government has outlined its plans for the transition towards a circular economy. To be able to track...

  2. Land-use emissions play a critical role in land-based mitigation for Paris climate targets

    Scenarios that limit global warming to below 2 °C by 2100 assume significant land-use change to support large-scale carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) removal from the atmosphere by afforestation/...

  3. Linking water security threats to conflict

    In the past decades, the relationship between water issues and conflict risks received much attention, both in the literature and the media. However, reports and publications warning about these...

  4. Modelling the Water-Energy-Food-Land-Climate Nexus: The Nexus Tree Approach

    The Water-Land-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus approach considers these five sectors as inextricably linked, forming a complex system of interrelations. A theoretical framework is presented to...

  5. Deliverable D2.2 Nexus-relevant policies at national and regional scale

    Implementation of the UNFCCC Paris agreement on climate change gets more attention from European national governments than the multi-sectoral Sustainable Development Goals. This unilateral focus...

  6. Risk of increased food insecurity under stringent global climate change mitigation policy

    Food insecurity can be directly exacerbated by climate change due to crop-production-related impacts of warmer and drier conditions that are expected in important agricultural regions. However,...

  7. A global analysis of future water deficit based on different allocation mechanisms

    Freshwater scarcity is already an urgent problem in some areas, but may increase significantly in the future. To assess future developments, we need to understand how future population growth,...

  8. Policy mix: mess or merit?

    Most policies consist of mixes, new interventions being implemented on top of already existing policies. Whether this is a good idea or not is often unclear: evaluating policy mixes is difficult,...

  9. Interaction of consumer preferences and climate policies in the global transition to low-carbon vehicles

    Burgeoning demands for mobility and private vehicle ownership undermine global efforts to reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. Advanced vehicles powered by low-carbon sources of...

  10. Implications of eutrophication for biogeochemical processes in the Three Gorges Reservoir, China

    Three Gorges Reservoir, the largest man-made lake in the Changjiang River  traps  a small fraction of the nitrogen (N) and dissolved silicate (DSi) inflows, and a larger fraction of P.  This leads...