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A scenario study of the future land use and landscape for family dairy farms in Noordoost-Twente [Student report]
Pegge, Brigit \ 2018
Citizen participation contributing to healthy living environments : an analysis of the contribution of citizen participation concerning physical interventions for healthy living environments in vulnerable Dutch neighbourhoods [Student report]
Woerd, C.H. van der \ 2018
The impact of implementing the EU Floods Directive on international, national and local policy [Student report]
Wansink, Maarten \ 2018

This thesis describes the analysis of the impact the implementation of the EU floods Directive has on policy. The analysis was done by researching the implementation of the Directive in the German and Dutch part of the river Rhine with a focus on the border area, namely: North Rhine Westphalia and Gelderland. The study was done on seven main themes derived from the Directive: 1) Collaboration in flood risk management, 2) Risk assessment, 3) Maps, Flood risk management plans approach, 4) Scenario approach, 5) Public involvement and 6) Feedback in the Directive. The theoretical lenses conformance, performance and performativity were respectively used to research how conform implemented flood risk management policies are to the Directive, where policy making was performance based and how performativity played a role in this implementation.

Energy transition in owner-occupied housing: governance capacity in Texel and Amersfoort [Student report]
Haisma, M.J. \ 2018
Urban heritage: conceptualised by the government or the people? : an exploration of heritage value and its conservation from different perspectives : case studies: Kota Tua and Kota Lama, Indonesia! [Student report]
Utami \ 2018
Dilemmas in gentrification discourses : a Foucauldian discourse analysis to identify resembling and conflicting discourses on gentrification [Student report]
Riel, Jules van \ 2018
The implementation process of community-based adaptation towards urban climate resilience in Indonesia : case studies: climate village program in North and West Jakarta City [Student report]
Santoso, Soly Iman \ 2018
Effect of soil and water conservation measures on hydrological processes and sediment yield in the highlands of North-Western Ethiopia [PhD thesis]
Lakew, Walle Jemberu \ 2018
A stakeholders’ perceptions study of rooftop farming development in Shanghai [Student report]
Bu, Yuting \ 2018
The influence of decentralized spatial-heritage policy on the development of large-scale heritage structures : case studies: provinces of Zuid-Holland, Noord-Brabant and Utrecht [Student report]
Smid, Koen \ 2018
De duurzaamheid van de Nederlandse landbouw : 1950 – 2015 – 2040 [PhD thesis]
Smit, Meino \ 2018
Towards a safe operating space for the Netherlands : using planetary boundaries to support national implementation of environment-related SDG's : policy brief [Monograph]
Lucas, P. \ Wilting, H. \ 2018
climate - biobased economy - energy policy - renewable energy - biomass - sustainability - biodiversity

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sets an ambitious agenda to achieve a prosperous, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable future for people and the planet (UN, 2015). It calls on governments to translate the SDGs’ global ambitions into national targets and policies. However, many SDG targets that address global environmental challenges (e.g. climate change, nutrient pollution, biodiversity loss) are defined at the global level and phrased in non - quantitative terms. Furthermore, the 2030 Agenda provides little guidance on how to translate those global ambitions in to national targets. The SDGs thus require further operationalisation, both globally and nationally (Lucas et al., 2016). In this policy brief, we discuss the normative choices in setting national policy targets that are in line with SDG ambition s related to global environmental challenges, as well as the role scientific knowledge can play. 1 We conclude that setting national policy targets in line with global SDG ambitions involves normative political decisions about: 1) setting global quantitative targets where they currently do not exist; 2) deriving national policy targets based on fair and equitable distribution of global resource budgets or reduction objectives defined by the global targets; and 3) determining the environmental pressures that are taken into account when designing national target and policies, either with respect to national territory or across the whole value chain, including pressures abroad (footprint). Science can help setting global quantitative targets by providing insights in to societal risks of various levels of global environmental change. Furthermore, it may help in translating these targets in to national policy targets by systematically analysing the implications of alternative allocation approaches based on various interpretations of fair and equitable distribution. To make an analysis for the Netherlands, we use d global quantitative targets based on Earth System Science (planetary boundaries) and various allocation approaches from the climate change literature. Dutch environmental footprints, including those for CO 2, land use, nutrient pollution (N and P) and biodiversity loss, were found to be much larger than the global average. These footprints are also larger than what could be considered fair under the various approaches analysed. This suggests that the Netherlands, currently, is not living within its safe operating space.

The land abandonment process: locals’ perspectives from Western Iberia [Student report]
Cocuccioni, Silvia \ 2018
Factors influencing the implementation of ground based solar parks : a case study research on the implementation of ground based solar parks in Fryslân and Groningen [Student report]
Pollema, Rinske \ 2018
The citizen-sensor-network smart emission: a ‘policy making process’ regarding air and noise pollution in the city of Nijmegen [Student report]
Klein Gunnewiek, Ellen \ 2018
Does intercropping have a future in China? : insights from a case study in Gansu Province [PhD thesis]
Hong, Yu \ 2018
Complexity in land use change : the case of the Dutch dairy sector [PhD thesis]
Groeneveld, Anouschka \ 2018
(How to solve) indirect land use change from biofuels [Presentation]
Hamelinck, C. \ 2018
biobased economy - biofuels - bioenergy - renewable energy - biogas - land use - ethanol

Presentation about indirect agricultural land use and how it can be used more efficiently.

Land use changes in Russia and their impact on migrating geese [PhD thesis]
Grishchenko, Mikhail \ 2018
Urban green in policy : a critical discourse analysis on problem representations, their origins and effects [Student report]
Ruland, Esmee \ 2018
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