Evaluation of the climate benefits of the use of harvested wood products in the construction sector

Client: EC – DG CLIMA Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout How to incentivise the usage of wood in construction as a carbon sink – while ensuring that its harvest is sustainable? Using wood timber or engineered wood as construction materials can lead to…

Structuring and analysis of the public feedback on the TEG taxonomy report

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Matthew Smith, William Keeling, Andreea Beznea The EU Taxonomy: was it usable for stakeholders? The challenge of achieving global sustainable development is also an investment challenge – enormous investments will…

Update an UNDP methodology to map private climate finance flows

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Chile, Ecuador, Vietnam Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we improve climate finance tracking methodologies in order to support countries in their NDC implementation? According to a range of studies, the financial sums involved in a rapid shift…

Support for the assessment of the Long-Term Strategies of EU Member States

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Foivos Petsinaris, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Vineta Goba, William Keeling How do Member State climate ambitions contribute to the EU 2050 objectives? The Energy and Climate Governance Regulation…

Mobilised private (climate) finance report 2019 in the Netherlands

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout, Tessa Zell How much private finance was mobilised by Dutch public interventions for development aid and climate in 2019? The Paris Agreement emphasises the role of developed countries to take…

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…

Review of the methodology for the extended Dutch Sustainable Energy subsidy scheme (SDE++)

Client: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) 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 Will the proposed new subsidy scheme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (SDE++) work in…

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, Jurgen Vermeulen Which European sectors are deemed to be exposed to Carbon Leakage under the EU ETS? Trinomics led…

Ex-ante impact assessment of the post-2020 financial instrument for environment and climate (LIFE) – extension

Client: EC – DG Environment & DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Foivos Petsinaris, Rob Williams, Liliana Guevara Opinska, Federica Gerber How could a Network of National Contact Points support MS participation in the LIFE programme? Launched in 1992, LIFE is the…