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Thursday, 12 April 2012
This report analyses the opportunities and weaknesses of Commission proposals on the future Cohesion Policy and the Connecting Europe Facility to ensure the effective mainstreaming of climate change concerns.
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
IEEP provided support to the Commission’s development of the Fitness Check through the organisation of an online public consultation and a stakeholder workshop. The results of these two activities can be downloaded here.Andrew Farmer Victoria Cherrier Eleftheria Kampa Johanna von der Weppen Linda Johansson Sandra Berman Shailendra MudgalPublic Consultation Report PDF 421 KB Public Consultation Report PDF 421 KB Conclusions: Fitness Check, 2nd Stakeholder Workshop PDF 526.6 KB Conclusions: Fitness Check, 2nd Stakeholder Workshop PDF 526.6 KB
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
This report investigates a range of economic instruments in place in the EU Member States to improve waste management. It focuses on disposal taxes, pay-as-you-throw systems and producer responsibility schemes, and attempts to assess their contribution to waste management performance.Emma Watkins Dominic Hogg Andreas Mitsios Shailendra Mudgal Alexander Neubauer Hubert Reisinger Jenny Troeltzsch Mike Van Acoleyen
Thursday, 22 March 2012
This IEEP-led study for the European Commission (DG ENV) improves the knowledge base on green infrastructure policy initiatives in Europe and assesses their implementation and efficiency. It also formulates policy recommendations for integrating green infrastructure into the EU policy framework.Graham Bennett Leonardo Mazza Leo De Nocker Sonja Gantioler Lourdes Losarcos Ceri Margerison Timo Kaphengst A.J. McConville Matt Rayment Patrick ten Brink Graham Tucker Rudi van DiggelenGreen Infrastructure Implementation and Efficiency PDF 2.6 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Ecological Networks PDF 982.4 KB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Farmland and Forests PDF 1.6 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Coastal Areas PDF 1.3 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Freshwater and Wetlands PDF 1.5 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Urban Green Infrastructure PDF 1.5 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Grey Infrastructure Mitigation PDF 1 MB Green Infrastructure in-depth case analysis: Mapping for Planning PDF 912.2 KB Green Infrastructure, Annexes to the report: II-VII 3.7 MB
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
A new study of the 2007-13 agri-environment schemes across the whole of EU-27 provides the first typology of ‘entry-level’ agri-environment management and environmental objectives, plus a detailed insight into the design of entry-level agri-environment schemes and calculation of payment rates in seven Member States.Clunie Keenleyside Ben Allen Kaley Hart Hetty Menadue Vyara Stefanova Jaroslav Prazan Irina Herzon Thierry Clement Andrea Povellato Mariusz Maciejczak Nigel Boatman
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
This report revisits approaches to defining European added value as a key concept to help the identification of spending priorities under the 2014-2020 EU budget. It puts forward a set of operational criteria for European added value to aid the design of future EU funding instruments, implementation programmes and project selection processes in relation to EU’s ambitions to tackle climate change.
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Presentation by Marianne Kettunen of IEEP on the value of ecosystem services in the context of green economy at Nordic conference on Green Growth, in Oslo, Norway March 2012.
Tuesday, 07 February 2012
The Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires Member States to apply an “ecosystem approach to marine management”. This report defines the ecosystem approach and puts it into context by describing the challenges of applying it across Europe’s seas.Andrew Farmer Laurence Mee Olivia Langmead Philip Cooper Andreas Kannen Peter Kershaw Victoria Cherrier
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
IEEP has produced a special report for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPEG) on ‘The future of EU environmental policy: challenges and opportunities’. The report provides a brief review of key environmental challenges facing the EU, the main policy and strategic discussions currently underway and assesses some of the prospects and challenges for the future.
Wednesday, 18 January 2012
Integrating pollution control into river basin management is a major challenge. A report for IMPEL explores how Member States address this.
Thursday, 05 January 2012
IEEP report on the role of new financial instruments in mobilising private investment for climate change action in the EU.
Friday, 16 December 2011
As a contribution to the on-going discussion on the future strategic framework of EU environmental policy, IEEP has produced a policy paper on the options and priorities for a 7th Environment Action Programme (7EAP).
Friday, 02 December 2011
This review highlights the potential of the EU IUU Regulation to deter illegal fishing and the challenges during the first 18 months of implementation.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
A new IEEP report outlining how to develop a UK bioenergy sector that mitigates environmental risks and promotes win-win situations for renewables deployment and biodiversity.Securing Biomass for Energy PDF 1.9 MB
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
The Lisbon Treaty substantially modified the framework for the Commission’s implementing powers, commonly known as ‘comitology’. This IEEP report explains the new procedures and gives examples of how they might, or will, apply in the EU biodiversity policy area.
Thursday, 13 October 2011
Independent evaluation of the EFF, highlighting challenges of implementation faced by Member States and the sector, and providing evidence-based proposals for a future fisheries fund.
Friday, 07 October 2011
The Sourcebook provides a practical reference document on applicable EU environmental legislation, practices and standards which need to be taken into account in the planning and development of projects supported by Banks that have signed the ‘European Principles for the Environment'.Andrew Farmer Jonathan Armstrong Samuela Bassi Catherine Bowyer Sonja Gantioler Kristof Geeraerts Peter Hjerp Megan Lewis Marc Pallemaerts Emma Watkins Sirini WithanaSourcebook on EU Environmental Law PDF 3.3 MB
Thursday, 25 August 2011
Transboundary water issues pose significant security concerns in Central Asia. This briefing summaries the results of a roundtable on the issue, attended by IEEP's Andrew Farmer.Cairneagle_Roundtable_Paper_18072011_Final_04082011_4_ PDF 288.5 KB Cairneagle_Roundtable_Paper_18072011_Final_04082011_4_ PDF 288.5 KB
Friday, 12 August 2011
New IEEP paper examines the opportunities and challenges of the proposed ‘mainstreaming’ of climate change and other environmental priorities in the 2014-2020 EU budget.
Monday, 08 August 2011
2014-2020 EU Multi-annual Financial Framework: Opportunities and Challenges for Climate Change and the Environment
This presentation analyses the Commission proposals on the 2014-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework unveiled on 29 June 2011. More specifically, it identifies opportunities and challenges for the financing of climate change and the environment in the future EU budget.