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  1. Rangeland’s capacity to prevent soil erosion and water surface runoff increases with active restoration

    Over one billion people’s livelihoods depend on dry rangelands through livestock grazing and agriculture. These management activities can cause soil erosion, increase surface runoff and reduce...

  2. Green gas production through a combination of biomass gasification and renewable electricity

    The possibly scarce, sustainably produced biomass could be used most effectively in applications for which there are no alternatives. This applies for example to heavy transport, aeroplanes or as green gas ... for example to heavy transport, aeroplanes or as green gas in the gas grid. In the production of those ...
  3. Methods for calculating transport emissions in the Netherlands

    This report describes the methodologies, emission factors and relevant activity data used for calculating the emission of environmental pollutants from mobile sources in the Netherlands. The...

  4. Yield-scaled mitigation of ammonia emission from N fertilization: the Spanish case

    Here, we present a novel methodology to provide an integrated assessment of the best strategies to abate NH 3 from N applications to crops. Using scenario analyses, we assessed the potential of...

  5. Impact of fragmented emission reduction regimes on the energy market and on CO2-emissions related to land use: A case study with China and the European Union as first movers

    In recent years, an approach based on voluntary pledges by individual regions has attracted interest of policy-makers and consequently also climate policy research. In this paper, we analyze...

  6. Emissions of transboundary air pollutants in the Netherlands, 1990–2012: Netherlands Informative Inventory Report 2014

    Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ), ammonia, sulphur dioxide and non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC) in the Netherlands slightly decreased in 2012. As a result, emission levels...

  7. Towards a world of cities in 2050

    Expanding cities in developing countries pose great challenges on drinking water, sanitation, waste water and protection against floods. On request of UN Habitat, PBL Netherlands Environmental...

  8. Expanding cities need smart water approach

    By 2050, around 70% of the world's population of 9,2 billion people is expected to live in an urban environment. Especially in developing countries this increasing population and expanding...

  9. Naar een wereld van steden in 2050

    In ontwikkelingslanden vormt de groei van steden een grote uitdaging voor schoon drinkwater, riolering, afvalwaterzuivering en de bescherming tegen overstromingen. Daarover gaat het rapport ‘...

  10. Leven met water in explosief groeiende steden

    In 2050 woont, van de 9,2 miljard mensen die de wereld dan telt, ongeveer 70% in steden. Vooral in ontwikkelingslanden is de toenemende bevolking en de groei van steden een grote uitdaging voor...