Climate change impacts affecting Europe from the outside

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler Why should Europe care about climate change impacts happening elsewhere in the world? The project contributed a chapter for the European Environment Agency’s 2016 publication on ‘Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability’ by…

Green infrastructure and flood management

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium, Europe, France, Germany, Poland Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Jurgen Vermeulen Will Green Infrastructure (GI) be able to protect us from flooding? The project focused on the potential for implementing GI in European…

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…

Scaling up climate finance in 2014 and beyond

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Chile, Ecuador, European Union, India, South Africa, Vietnam Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Jeroen van der Laan How can meaningful mitigation actions receive financing? The overarching objective of this assignment, led by Ricardo-AEA, was to carry out a detailed analysis…

Competitiveness of low-carbon energy technologies

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers Assessment of examples of cooperative production, financing and use of low carbon technologies Ambitious climate action can revitalise local communities, create new business opportunities and pull innovation through into the…

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…

Funding support to TI’s Latin-American chapters on climate finance integrity

Client: Transparency International (TI) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Mexico, Peru Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Hans Bolscher How can funding for tracking climate finance be obtained? The aim of this project was to provide support to the Latin America Chapters of Transparency International in identifying donors and accessing funding to fund…

Assessment of agro-export SMEs’ perception of climate change and their adaptation strategies

Client: International Trade Centre (ITC) Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Peru Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jessica Yearwood, Stephan Slingerland Can cacao and coffee exporters in Peru cope with climate change? The study aimed at analyzing the level of awareness, vulnerability and capacity to adapt of agro importers to climate change…

Assessing the implications of climate change adaptation on employment in the EU

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Environmental Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood How many jobs will be lost in the EU as a consequence of climate change? The objective of this project was…

Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT)

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra What is required in terms of research and in terms of new policy to create large-scale transformation of industrial CO2 emissions into value-added products? SCOT (Smart CO2…