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Nieuwsbericht
07-12-2018

This new PBL-JRC-IIASA report presents a set of scenarios that limit global warming to below 2 °C and 1.5 °C, by using either the full...read more

Nieuwsbericht
07-12-2018

In the Paris Climate Agreement, which went into effect on 4 November 2016, countries promised to implement policies to reduce their greenhouse gas...read more

Nieuwsbericht
05-12-2018

In 2017, the warmest year on record of years without the occurrence of El Niño, and a year with normal global economic growth, the increase ...read more

Nieuwsbericht
03-12-2018

The UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice (COP24) is the next step for governments to implement the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. PBL...read more

Nieuwsbericht
03-12-2018

Current climate policies are inconsistent with the objectives of the Paris Agreement, but model-based scenario analyses also show that there are...read more

Nieuwsbericht
27-11-2018

Nations must triple efforts to reach 2°C target according to 2018 annual Emissions Gap report by UNEP. It is still possible to keep global warming...read more

Nieuwsbericht
12-11-2018

Countries have failed to realise most of the internationally agreed biodiversity goals and targets, and biodiversity loss is expected to continue...read more

Nieuwsbericht
05-09-2018

Scenarios in line with the Paris Agreement often show global net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (i.e. neutrality), for the second half of the...read more

Nieuwsbericht
30-08-2018

A new report finds that action by cities, states, regions and business can go a long way towards meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement...read more

Nieuwsbericht
22-08-2018

A strong increase in the number of offshore wind farms outside the 12-mile zone means that room on the North Sea is becoming scarce. This calls...read more

Nieuwsbericht
18-06-2018

A new analysis shows that investments in low carbon energy and energy efficiency will need to markedly increase if the world is to achieve the...read more

Nieuwsbericht
12-04-2018

The objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement can be attained with fewer negative emissions than shown in the majority of analyses. A greater...read more

Nieuwsbericht
06-03-2018

New model-based scenarios show that that there are ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C instead of 2.0˚C by 2100. In a research paper...read more

Nieuwsbericht
08-02-2018

Ending fossil fuel subsidies would reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 1-5%, according to a paper published in Nature. Most of...read more

Nieuwsbericht
06-12-2017

At the moment, nearly all model-based scenarios that limit global warming to 2 °C or less use negative CO2 emission technologies (NETs...read more