Category: Agriculture, land use and forestry

Framework for qualitative assessment of side-effects of low-emission transition pathways in livestock farming in the Netherlands

The Netherlands, alongside many other European countries, has committed to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% in 2050, relative to 1990 emission levels. This commitment was made as part of the Paris Agreement...

Students for green business: a replicable pilot internship programme

During spring and summer 2017, The Ground_Up team ran a replicable pilot internship program focused on developing green advisory skills for university students. The purpose of the internship program was to prepare university students...

Land of plenty? Assessing the land use impacts of renewable energy

Deploying several popular renewable energy technologies at scale would require significant amounts of land. This contrasts with most fossil fuels, which are ‘energy dense’ and require relatively small amounts of land for infrastructure such as...