Support on measures to address the risk of carbon leakage in the light of any increase in climate ambition

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Matthew Smith, Marwa Mahmoud, Joris Moerenhout Which policy options should the EU apply to mitigate carbon leakage impacts of higher emission reduction targets? The European Green Deal has led to an increase in…

Evaluation of Belgian international climate finance

Client: Special Evaluation Office (SEO) of the Federal Government of Belgium Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Tessa Zell, Jeroen van der Laan Evaluation of Belgian international climate finance The Federal Government of Belgium, along with other countries listed in Annex II to the 1992 United Nations (UN) Climate…

Study on the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Directive 2014/95/EU)

Client: EC – DG FISMA Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How has the NFRD been implemented to date? The Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Directive 2014/95/EU) was adopted in 2014. Companies under the scope of the Directive had to report for the first time according…

Assessment of potential carbon leakage in the 3rd and 4th phase of EU Emissions Trading System

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Matthew Smith, Jeroen van der Laan, Marwa Mahmoud, Tycho Smit Assessing the potential carbon leakage risk under EU ETS Phase 3 and 4 Carbon leakage can be defined as a ‘situation that may…

Support to the definition of a Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability Tracking System

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB) Implementation period: 2018 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Kym Whiteoak How will EIB track and monitor its ambition for CA&ES finance by 2025? The European Investment Bank (EIB)’s funding and lending practice could be a bellwether for…

Evaluation of ICT contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can the ICT sector contribute to delivering on climate action? With €125 billion invested globally in Climate Action (Mitigation and Adaptation) over 2012-2018, the EIB is the largest multi-lateral provider of finance in…

Support to the preparation of implementing and delegated acts in the climate field under the Governance Regulation

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How will the EU and its Member States report on support provided to developing countries? The European Commissions’ 2015 Communication on a Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking…

Study on the Review of the Market Stability Reserve

Client: EC – DG Clima Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Matthew Smith, Joris Moerenhout Is the Market Stability Reserve fit to protect the EU Emission Trading System from shocks and to put upward pressure on emission allowance prices? This project will review the performance of the…

Support to the Preparation of Territorial Just Transition Plans in Sweden

Client: EC – SG Structural Reform Support REFORM) Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Sweden Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, William Keeling, Rob Williams How to decarbonise Sweden’s energy intensive industry, in a socially just manner Sweden has high ambitions regarding the transition to a fossil free society.…

Mid-term review Kenya Innovative Finance Facility for Water (KIFFWA)

Client: NL – Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BuZa) Implementation period: 2020 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Scaling up viable water sector investment opportunities in Kenya The Kenya Innovative Finance Facility for Water (KIFFWA) is a co-developer of water initiatives in Kenya. It provides early…

Monitoring and evaluation support to the European Climate Foundation (ECF)

Client: Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Marwa Mahmoud Supporting M&E activities for CIFF’s core funding to ECF ECF was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development…

Support carbon leakage list 2021-2030

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Joris Moerenhout, Matthew Smith Which European sectors are deemed to be exposed to Carbon Leakage under the EU ETS? Trinomics led this project on one of the most influential components…

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? For the fourth year in a row, Trinomics has supported the…

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…

Mid-term evaluation of Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)

Client: UK – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Niclas Gottmann Does the Renewable Energy Performance Platform hit its ‘sweet-spot’? The objective of this assignment was the execution of a mid-term…

Economic impact of climate change in Palestine

Client: Agriconsulting Europe S.A. Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Laura Baroni What are the economic impacts of climate change on the Palestinian economy? This assignment was a deliverable of national activities implemented in…

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, Frida Falkevik Paris Agreement: What will the Transparency Framework look like? The Paris Agreement’s goal is to establish a united global response to the…

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, Jurgen Vermeulen, Hans Bolscher, Frida Falkevik, Andreea Beznea Looking towards 2050: what do stakeholders think about an EU long-term emission reduction strategy? The objective of this project was to assist…

Development of a climate finance game

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit A game simulating the management of a portfolio for climate finance The Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands is playing an active role in the international debate on…

Urban adaptation finance case studies

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler What practical examples are there regarding financing mechanisms for urban climate adaptation? The objective of this project was to contribute to the EEA’s work on urban adaptation, by providing practical examples…

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…

Analysis and aggregation of Member States’ information on climate finance

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Frida Falkevik What do Member States spend on climate finance for developing countries, and how could methodologies and reporting be improved? Article 16 of the EU greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) requires…

Handbook for developing domestic climate finance landscapes in Europe

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Carmen van den Berg, Lisa Eichler, Jeroen van der Laan, Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán How to set up climate finance tracking procedures in order to develop clear financial flow diagrams? To reach the ambitious climate and energy…

How much can the circular economy contribute to fighting climate change?

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Environment, Circular Economy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit Quantifying the benefits of circular economy actions on the decarbonisation of the EU economy The circular economy has gained momentum in the political arena in the last few…

Private Climate Finance Report 2017

Client: Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Tycho Smit, Hans Bolscher How much private finance was mobilised by Dutch national climate finance? For the third year in a row, Trinomics has supported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands…

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 Travezán, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: development of a monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system The Paris Climate Agreement saw the…

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

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action/DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Finance, Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Federica Gerber, Foivos Petsinaris What will the post-2020 LIFE programme look like? As the current programming period of LIFE (2014-2020) is coming to…

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 Travezán, 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…

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 Travezán, Elske Veenstra What indicators best measure progress towards the EU’s energy objectives? This project involved the…