Publications

  • Forestry carbon credit projects for climate change mitigation

    The contribution of forest carbon credit projects to addressing the climate change challenge Open-access journal article in 'Climate Policy', December 2016 To cite this article: Wytze van der Gaast, Richard Sikkema & Moriz Vohrer (2016): The contribution of forest carbon credit projects to addressing the climate change challenge, Climate Policy, DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2016.1242056, To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2016.1242056 Abstract This article addresses the question of how forestry projects, given the recently improved standards for the accounting of carbon sequestration, can benefit from existing and emerging carbon markets in the world. For a long time, forestry projects have been set up for the purpose of generating carbon credits. They Read More
  • JIQ Special: Biogas development in Indonesia

    JIQ Special: Biogas development in Indonesia TRANSrisk project, 30 November 2016 The JIQ Magazine issue of December 2016 will include an overview of case studies on low emission transition pathways as covered by the TRANSrisk project. This JIQ Special elaborates on the case study that explores Indonesian transition pathways in biogas utilisation: JIQ_Special_Nov2016_TRANSrisk_biogas_pathways_Indonesia.pdf519.5 KB This article focuses on mapping the costs and benefits of biogas technology implementation on a household scale in Indonesia, and this is compared with the current dominant form of cooking fuel, i.e. fuel wood. Both options focus on household-level application. Are you a stakeholder involved or Read More
  • Implementation of Circular Economy Business Models by SMEs: Barriers and Enablers

    Implementation of Circular Economy Business Models by SMEs: Barriers and Enablers Open-access journal article in 'Sustainability', November 2016 An article by the GreenEcoNet project team, including JIN's Wytze van der Gaast and Erwin Hofman, has been published in the Sustainability journal, vol. 8, no. 11. The article, entitled "Implementation of Circular Economy Business Models by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs): Barriers and Enablers" is available as open-access publication via the website of the journal, and can be downloaded as PDF: sustainability-08-01212.pdf1.6 MB Citation: Rizos, V.; Behrens, A.; van der Gaast, W.; Hofman, E.; Ioannou, A.; Kafyeke, T.; Flamos, A.; Rinaldi, R.; Read More
  • JIQ Special: Solar PV transition pathways in the Netherlands

    JIQ Special: Assessing solar PV expansion pathways in the Netherlands TRANSrisk project, 17 November 2016 The JIQ Magazine issue of December 2016 will include an overview of case studies on low emission transition pathways as covered by the TRANSrisk project. This JIQ Special elaborates on the case study that explores two pathways for rapid solar PV expansion in the Dutch electricity sector: JIQ_Special_Nov2016_TRANSrisk_solar_pathways.pdf450.22 KB The two transition pathways that are being considered are: Up-scaling of small-scale solar panel use in the built environment with a focus on households, small businesses, schools, etc. Large-scale applications of solar panels on state owned Read More
  • CARISMA Climate Change Mitigation Monitor (no. 7)

    CARISMA Climate Change Mitigation Monitor No. 7, November 2016 The CARISMA project thas published the seventh Climate Change Mitigation Monitor. The publication series includes a mix of climate change mitigation (policy) commentaries, references to relevant publications, and CARISMA project updates. Issue no. 7 (November 2016) includes the following topics: Managing climate and energy policy interactions: a challenge to the low-carbon transition (by Emilie Alberola & Benoît Leguet, I4CE) Policy implementation and contextual factors (by Noriko Fujiwara, CEPS) Role of woody biomass in EU renewables targets Addressing the supply side of fossil fuels (by Harro van Asselt, SEI) Offshoring of R&D Read More
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