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      Valuing Expansions of the Electricity Transmission Network under Uncertainty: The Binodal Case 

      Abadie, Luis María; Chamorro Gómez, José Manuel (MDPI, 2011-10)
      Transmission investments are currently needed to meet an increasing electricity demand, to address security of supply concerns, and to reach carbon-emissions targets. A key issue when assessing the benefits from an expanded ...
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      Valuing a Natura 2000 network site to inform land use options using a discrete choice experiment: An illustration from the Basque Country 

      Hoyos Ramos, David; Mariel Chladkova, Petr; Pascual, Unai; Etxano Gandariasbeitia, Iker (Elsevier, 2012)
      One of the main problems that public institutions face in the management of protected areas, such as the European Natura 2000 network, is determining how to design and implement sustainable management plans that account ...
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      klima aldaketa sozioekonomiaren ikuspegitik 

      Sainz de Murieta, E.; Galarraga, I.; Markandya, Anil (Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatearen Argitalpen Zerbitzua, 2012)
      Ekarpen honek, azken urteotan hainbesteko garrantzia bereganatu duen klima-aldaketaren arazoa ikuspegi sozioekonomikotik aztertzea du helburu. Artikuluan, klima-aldaketaren eragin fisiko eta ekonomikoei aurre egiteko ...
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      Implementing Integrated Water Resources Management in the Ebro River Basin: From Theory to Facts 

      Bielsa, Jorge; Cazcarro, Ignacio (MDPI, 2015)
      In this article, we analyze how successful the implementation of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Ebro river catchment (in Spain) has been. Our main aim is to show some gaps between theory and practice. ...
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      Towards a green energy economy? Tracking the employment effects of low-carbon technologies in the European Union 

      Markandya, Anil; Arto Olaizola, Ignacio; González-Eguino, Mikel; Román, Maria V. (Elsevier, 2016-03-16)
      In the view of pressing unemployment and environmental problems, different policies have been proposed to create jobs in the transition to a green economy, including the so-called “green jobs”. There has been an intense ...
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      Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control 

      González-Eguino, Mikel; Neumann, Marc B. (Climatic Change, 2016-04-11)
      Large amounts of carbon are stored as permafrost within the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. As permafrost thaws due to climate warming, carbon dioxide and methane are released. Recent studies indicate that the pool of carbon ...
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      The energy requirements of a developed world 

      Arto Olaizola, Ignacio; Capellán Pérez, Iñigo; Lago Aurrecoechea, Rosa María; Bueno Mendieta, Gorka; Bermejo Gómez de Segura, Roberto Juan (Elsevier, 2016-08)
      Through history, special attention has been paid to the study of the relationship between the energy use of a country and its level of development. While the interest of this research area is unquestionable, the energy ...
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      Climate Risk Assessment under Uncertainty: An Application to Main European Coastal Cities 

      Abadie, Luis María; Sainz de Murieta, Elisa; Galarraga, Ibon (Frontiers in Marine Science, 2016-12-16)
      This paper analyses the risk of extreme coastal events in major European coastal cities using a stochastic diffusion model that is calibrated with the worst case emission scenario from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate ...
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      Land markets, Property rights, and Deforestation: Insights from Indonesia 

      Krishna, V.V.; Kubitza, C.; Pascual, U.; Qaim, M. (Elsevier, 2017)
      We examine the emergence of land markets and their effects on forest land appropriation by farm households in Jambi Province, Sumatra, using micro-level data covering land use and land transactions for a period of more ...
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      Physical analysis of an Antarctic ice core-towards an integration of micro-and macrodynamics of polar ice 

      Weikusat, I.; Jansen, D.; Binder, T.; Eichler, J.; Faria, S.H.; Wilhelms, F.; Kipfstuhl, S.; Sheldon, S.; Miller, H.; Dahl-Jensen, D.; Kleiner, T. (Royal Society, 2017)
      Microstructures from deep ice cores reflect the dynamic conditions of the drill location as well as the thermodynamic history of the drill site and catchment area in great detail. Ice core parameters (crystal lattice-preferred ...
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      New coal-fired plants jeopardise paris agreement 

      González-Eguino, M.; Olabe, A.; Ribera, T. (MDPI, 2017)
      Global greenhouse gas emissions need to peak soon and be reduced practically to zero in the second half of this century in order to not exceed the climate targets adopted in the Paris Agreement. However, there are currently ...
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      Recovery of lakes and coastal marine ecosystems from eutrophication: A global meta-analysis 

      McCrackin, M.L.; Jones, H.P.; Jones, P.C.; Moreno-Mateos, D. (Wiley, 2017)
      In order to inform policies aimed at reducing nutrient emissions to surface waters, it is essential to understand how aquatic ecosystems respond to eutrophication management. Using data from 89 studies worldwide, we examined ...
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      A global review of past land use, climate, and active vs. passive restoration effects on forest recovery 

      Meli, P.; Holl, K.D.; Benayas, J.M.R.; Jones, H.P.; Jones, P.C.; Montoya, D.; Mateos, D.M. (PloS One, 2017)
      Global forest restoration targets have been set, yet policy makers and land managers lack guiding principles on how to invest limited resources to achieve them. We conducted a meta-analysis of 166 studies in naturally ...
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      Anthropogenic ecosystem disturbance and the recovery debt 

      Moreno-Mateos, D.; Barbier, E.B.; Jones, P.C.; Jones, H.P.; Aronson, J.; López-López, J.A.; McCrackin, M.L.; Meli, P.; Montoya, D.; Rey, Benayas, J.M. (Nature, 2017)
      Ecosystem recovery from anthropogenic disturbances, either without human intervention or assisted by ecological restoration, is increasingly occurring worldwide. As ecosystems progress through recovery, it is important to ...
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      Implications of switching fossil fuel subsidies to solar: A case study for the European Union 

      Sampedro, J.; Arto, I.; González-Eguino, M. (MDPI, 2017)
      Fossil fuel subsidies (FFS) constitute one of the most obvious barriers to tackling climate change, as they encourage inefficient energy consumption and divert investment away from clean energy sources. According to the ...
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      Historical energy price shocks and their changing effects on the economy 

      Van de Ven, Dirk-Jan Petrus Adrianus; Fouquet, R. (Elsevier, 2017)
      The purpose of this paper is to identify the changes in the impact of energy shocks on economic activity with an interest in assessing if an economy's vulnerability and resilience to shocks improved with economic ...
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      Understanding risks in the light of uncertainty: low-probability, high-impact coastal events in cities 

      Abadie, Luis María; Galarraga, Ibon; Sainz de Murieta, Elisa (Environmental Research Letters, 2017-01-17)
      A quantification of present and future mean annual losses due to extreme coastal events can be crucial for adequate decision making on adaptation to climate change in coastal areas around the globe. However, this approach ...
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      Valuing nature’s contributions to people: the IPBES approach 

      Pascual, Unai; Balvanera, Patricia; Díaz, Sandra; Pataki, György; Roth, Eva; Stenseke, Marie; Watson, Robert T.; Dessane, Esra Başak; Islar, Mine; Kelemen, Eszter; Maris, Virginie; Quaas, Martin; Subramanian, Suneetha M; Wittmer, Heidi; Adlan, Asia; Ahn, SoEun; Al-Hafedh, Yousef S.; Amankwah, Edward; Asah, Stanley T.; Berry, Pam; Bilgin, Adem; Breslow, Sara J.; Bullock, Craig; Cáceres, Daniel; Daly-Hassen, Hamed; Figueroa, Eugenio; Golden, Christopher D.; Gómez-Baggethun, E; González-Jiménez, David; Houdet, Joël; Keune, Hans; Kumar, Ritesh; Ma, Keping; May, Peter H.; Mead, Aroha; O’Farrell, Patrick; Pandit, Ram; Pengue, Walter; Pichis-Madruga, Ramón; Popa, Florin; Preston, Susan; Pacheco-Balanza, Diego; Saarikoski, Heli; Strassburg, Bernardo B.; Van den Belt, Marjan; Verma, Madhu; Wickson, Fern; Yagi, Noboyuki (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      Nature is perceived and valued in starkly different and often conflicting ways. This paper presents the rationale for the inclusive valuation of nature's contributions to people (NCP) in decision making, as well as broad ...
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      Off-stage ecosystem service burdens: A blind spot for global sustainability 

      Pascual, Unai; Palomo, Ignacio; Adams, William M.; Chan, Kai M. A.; Daw, Tim M.; Garmendia Oleaga, Eneko; Gómez-Baggethun, E; De Groot, Rudolf S.; Mace, Georgina M.; Martín-López, Berta; Phelp, Jacob (IOP Publishing, 2017-07)
      The connected nature of social-ecological systems has never been more apparent than in today's globalized world. The ecosystem service framework and associated ecosystem assessments aim to better inform the science-policy ...
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      Valuation of Real Options in Crude Oil Production 

      Abadie, Luis María; Chamorro Gómez, José Manuel (MDPI, 2017-08-17)
      Oil producers are going through a hard period. They have a number of real options at their disposal. This paper addresses the valuation of two of them: the option to delay investment and the option to abandon a producing ...