Support in developing integrated nature area management in the Netherlands

Client: Dutch Ministry of LNV Implementation period: 2020 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Irati Artola, Hans Bolscher, Jeroen Oomkens How to develop an integrated area management approach for the Netherlands? Urbanisation, sustainability, and climate adaptation are major intertwined challenges that the Netherlands faces today. The pressure on…

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.…

Assessing unbundling of selling of mobile phones and other portable devices from their chargers (de-coupling)

Client: EC – DG GROW Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Matthew Smith Would excluding chargers from new devices really help the environment? And what would the other impacts be on consumers and industry? The evaluation study will support the European Commission – DG GROW to…

Impact of carbon border adjustments on the energy system

Client: EC – DG Energy Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Efficiency Experts:  Matthew Smith, Marwa Mahmoud, Joris Moerenhout How can carbon border adjustment mechanisms support increased climate ambitions in the EU? In this study we analyse the impacts of a possible EU carbon border adjustment to discover how they may…

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…

Strengthening of air quality monitoring, modelling and plans under the Ambient Air Quality Directives

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2020 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Irati Artola How can the air quality monitoring, modelling and plans be further strengthened? The aim of this project is to support the European Commission in the process to strengthen air quality monitoring, modelling and plans.…

ACER budget and staffing

Client: EP – ITRE committee Implementation period: 2020 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Markets Experts:  Luc van Nuffel, João Gorenstein Dedecca Budget and Staffing for the Cooperation of European Regulators ACER, the Agency for the Cooperation of European Regulators, has suffered for several years of substantial shortages of financial and human resources. It…

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…