Evaluation and support for Impact Assessment of the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD)

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Rob Williams What lessons can be learned from the implementation of the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) to date? The Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) was agreed by the EU as part of the…

Support to public consultation on long-term EU GHG emission reduction strategy

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Jurgen Vermeulen, Hans Bolscher Looking towards 2050: What do stakeholders think of a long-term EU emission reduction strategy? The objective of this project is to assist the European Commission in…

Workshop on post-2020 CO2 emission targets for cars and vans

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Implementation period: 2018 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers What is the right level of ambition regarding post-2020 emission targets of the road transport sector? In November 2017, the European Commission proposed a…

Establishment of an MRV framework for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: development of a monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system The Paris Climate Agreement saw the establishment…

National approach and architecture for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: drawing up a strategic roadmap and designing an inter-institutional architecture The Paris Climate Agreement saw the…

Future energy indicators for the European Environment Agency

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Markets, Renewable Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jessica Yearwood, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? The project involves the provision…

Efficiency and emissions: Prospective scenarios for the aluminium industry in the EU and Iceland

Client: European Commission – JRC Institute for Energy and Transport (JRC-IET) Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers What does the European aluminium industry look like towards 2050? This project performed an in-depth analysis of the…

EU energy governance for the future

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How does EU energy governance perform in terms of transparency, accountability, effectiveness and coherence? The main objective of this…

Low-carbon transition in the energy sector

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Energy Policy, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers What is the impact of the current power sector on the transition to greener energy? The fossil fuel dependency of Europe’s energy infrastructure produces a great barrier to…

A new Research & Innovation agenda on climate change, resource efficiency and raw materials

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola, Stephan Slingerland, Tycho Smit How can the EU become a research and innovation leader in the fields of climate, resource efficiency and raw…