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…

Fiscal instruments to stimulate a more circular economy

Client: Environment and Forestry Directorate of the Scottish government Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Rob Williams How can fiscal instruments stimulate the circular economy in Scotland? The purpose of this project was to examine the role of fiscal instruments in maximising the duration for which materials…

Compilation of ‘transport success stories’ to reduce health and environmental impacts

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Austria, Denmark, European Union, France, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan What success stories exist for reducing the health and environmental impacts of transport in Europe? This study compiled cases of actions that…

A new Research & Innovation agenda on climate change, resource efficiency and raw materials

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2013 – 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola, Stephan Slingerland, Tycho Smit How can the EU become a research and innovation leader in the fields of climate, resource efficiency and raw…

Technological innovations and financial instruments for a circular economy

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Katarina Svatikova, Koen Rademaekers How can innovations for the circular economy in The Netherlands be promoted? The Dutch policy program “From waste to resource” aims to develop a circular…

Public-Private Partnerships and inclusive green growth

Client: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Green Growth, Green Skills & Jobs Experts:  Elske Veenstra, Stephan Slingerland Can Public-Private Partnerships contribute to inclusive green growth? Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have become increasingly popular in government policy. The expectation is that PPPs will enhance the efficiency of public…

The economics of shifting towards a sustainable mobility system over the 2030-2050 time period

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Rob Williams Will the European transport sector be able to significantly reduce their emissions by 2050? The existing literature showed that the technology for achieving substantial reductions in the cost of transport for society are (to some…

The green growth debate

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Green Growth, Green Skills & Jobs Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Stephan Slingerland, Koen Rademaekers Bringing green growth from popular concept to powerful action Green growth has become an increasingly popular term. It is an ambitious concept,…