Decomposition analysis of emissions from large combustion plants

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit What were the driving factors behind the reduced emissions of key pollutants from large combustion plants (LCPs)? Between 2004-2015, the emissions of four key pollutants originating from large combustion plants (LCPs) in the EU have…

Support for an 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…

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…

Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive and associated directives

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jurgen Vermeulen, Federica Gerber, Koen Rademaekers, Graeme Nicholls How well has the EU freshwater policy framework succeeded in ensuring ‘good’ freshwater? EU Freshwater Policy aims to protect our waters from the adverse impacts of pollution,…

Study on the environmental impacts of the collaborative economy

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit, Laura Baroni Is the collaborative economy good for the environment? The emergence of the collaborative economy or sharing economy is a fascinating new trend. Emerging business models (for…

Support to green infrastructure initiatives

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Energy, Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Laura Baroni, Lisa Eichler, Jurgen Vermeulen How can the roll-out of green infrastructure initiatives in Europe be further enhanced? A financial and economic perspective This project focuses on expanding the knowledge base…

Support to the Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Programme (7th EAP)

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Irati Artola, Federica Gerber, William Keeling Does the 7th EAP facilitate us “living well, within the limits of our planet”? The EU has faced numerous environmental pressures over the last decades.…

GrowGreen – Green cities for climate and water resilience, sustainable economic growth, healthy citizens and environments

Client: Horizon 2020 project Implementation period: 2017 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: France, Italy, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Jurgen Vermeulen, Graeme Nicholls, Foivos Petsinaris A partnership for greener cities to increase liveability, sustainability and business opportunities GrowGreen aims to create climate and water resilient, healthy and liveable…

Mercury in Europe’s environment

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit Assessing the levels of mercury pollution in Europe and directions for improvement Mercury is a heavy metal that has negative impact on the health of natural ecosystems and human beings, if present in high concentrations.…

Fitness Check on EU chemicals legislation

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Laura Baroni, Koen Rademaekers How fit for purpose is the EU chemicals legislation and how can this be improved? Chemicals touch upon almost every aspect of our modern lives. As a result the EU has…