MDB Climate Finance Methodology Consultancy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we strengthening the guidance to track climate mitigation finance? Since 2011, the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined forces to develop a methodology for tracking their…

Reviewing options to expand the Dutch Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production subsidy scheme (SDE++)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Renewable Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Onne Hoogland, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout How will the SDE+ subsidy scheme be expanded to meet the Dutch climate goals?…

Assessment of National Capacities for implementing climate adaptation & mitigation measures and development of a National Capacity Development Program for the Palestinian Authority

Client: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan What are the priorities for the Palestinian Institutions in relation to climate mitigation and adaptation actions? The State…

Support to the Commission for the determination of the ETS Carbon Leakage List after 2020

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Joris Moerenhout, Private: Jurgen Vermeulen Which European sectors are deemed to be exposed to Carbon Leakage under the EU ETS? Trinomics…

Development of a MRV system to support the implementation of NDC’s to the UNFCCC for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Caribbean Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How to measure progress on NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement? The long-term objective for Barbados and St Vincent and…

Development of conceptual framework for MRV within Montenegro’s second biannual update report (BUR)

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How to measure progress on NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement? The overall goal of this assignment is to assist the Government of Montenegro, in particular the…

Support for updating the existing MRV modalities under the UNFCCC

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Private: Frida Falkevik Paris Agreement: What will the Transparency Framework look like? The Paris Agreement’s goal is to establish a united global response to…

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 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Private: Jurgen Vermeulen, Hans Bolscher, Private: Frida Falkevik, Andreea Beznea Looking towards 2050: What do stakeholders think of a long-term EU emission reduction strategy? The objective of this project was…

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…