The effect of the circular economy on the labour market in Europe

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, Joris Moerenhout Will the circular economy create or destroy jobs? The transition towards a circular economy has been set in motion. National policy frameworks are being developed and…

CarbonNext: Next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG Research & Innovation (RTD) Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Liliana Guevara Opinska Responding to Europe’s two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate change,…

Climate finance for the ENPI South region

Client: WS Atkins International Limited Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Elske Veenstra Handbook on accessing climate finance for the ENPI South region Climatekos and Trinomics have written a handbook to support countries in the South region of the…

Boosting Building Renovation

Client: European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Irati Artola, Rob Williams Boosting Building Renovation: What potential and value for Europe? This study was commissioned with the goal to give a thorough review of the state…

Update of selected chapters of the EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can the methodology to report on annual emissions caused by solvents and non-ferrous metals be improved? The project aimed to gather the latest available information on emission inventory methodologies with regard to solvents and non-ferrous metals…

Developing forward-looking information and sustainable transitions knowledge base

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can a better knowledge base and forward-looking information on systemic sustainability transitions help inform future policy-making? The European Environment Agency (EEA) has identified the need for ‘sustainability transitions’ in response to a variety of persistent problems…

Supporting the EEA in monitoring the 7th Environment Action Programme

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams Expert assistance with indicators, analysis and assessment in support of monitoring the 7th Environmental Action Plan via an annual EEA report – Phase 3 The EEA developed a series of annual indicator-based reports for the…

Case studies of synergies between adaptation and mitigation approaches in urban areas

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Lisa Eichler Can innovative approaches on city-level achieve synergies in tackling both climate change mitigation and adaptation goals? This work supported the development of EEA’s 2016 report on ‘Adaptation in urban areas’.…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams The current share of climate-friendly assets in the portfolios of EU institutional investors is tiny (at best between 1-2%) – What policy tools can…

Defining a pilot modelling approach on estimating the direct and indirect socio-economic impacts of climate extreme events

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Lisa Eichler How can we measure direct and indirect socio-economic impacts of future climate extreme events? This study developed a pilot approach to assess potential economic vulnerabilities to climate extremes…