PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency is the national institute in the Netherlands for strategic policy analysis in the fields of environment, nature and spatial planning. PBL plays an important role in international assessment of global environmental change. The team involved in the integrated assessment model IMAGE produces scenarios of climate policy and climate change in terms of energy and land use and emissions of greenhouse gases and emissions. The IMAGE team has been involved in several European research projects and plays a key role in
the development of scenarios for climate change assessment by IPCC.