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Survey of the Europe 2020 Monitoring Platform on SME-Friendly Regions and Cities

Final Report
This report contains the results of a survey of the EU Committee of the Regions about the impacts of the financial and economic crisis on SMEs. It points out how the affected regions and cities reacted to this challenge by supporting their local businesses in various ways. Furthermore it concentrates on the question, whether these steps were of any help and what could have been solved in a better way. The report is available for download.Read more

Evaluating Projects for Climate Protection

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27 August 2012
Berlin
Germany

On 27 August 2012, Max Grünig, Ecologic Institute, presented key success factors and obstacles seen in funded individual projects at the evaluation conference of the national climate initiative in Berlin. The presentation is available for download.Read more

Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Summit

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30 May 2012 to 1 June 2012
Brussels
Belgium

The 18-month ICITE project culminated with a conference in Brussels from 30 May to 1 June 2012. The conference included 16 Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network members and several participants from the previous ICITE study tours. Conference participants from the US and the EU included several elected officials from the US, as well as representatives from...Read more

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Climate Proofing of Key EU Policies - Short Term Actions

December 2010 to September 2011

In this report of the Climate Proofing project, researchers from Ecologic Institute (lead), Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Fresh Thoughts Consulting and Environment Agency Austria provide insights to the European Commission (DG CLIMA) about policies, costs and economic assessments of adaptation measures to climate change in the EU. The authors identify the most appropriate measures at the EU level to address different threats, and discuss the evaluation of key measures, as well as the assessment of economic impacts and costs-benefits.

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Adaptation Measures in the EU: Policies, Costs, and Economic Assessment - Climate Proofing Report #2

In this second part of the published report, existing policies were shown to be partly insufficient for satisfying adaptation needs, and thus the inclusion of new measures into existing policies is required. Based on the review of existing measures suitable for climate change adaptation in key policies as well as interviews with key EC representatives, additional measures and adjustments to existing measures have been identified that are necessary to respond to the impacts of climate change. This includes consideration of possible support for "climate proofing". The report is available for download.Read more

Water Markets or Solidarity: What Blueprint for Rio2012

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25 January 2012
Berlin
Germany
Speaker

On 25 January 2012, the Ecologic Institute hosted a Dinner Dialogue in Berlin, sponsored by DG Environment, at the Habel Weinkultur restaurant with Professor Mike Young, Executive Director of The Environment Institute of the University of Adelaide and a Member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and Professor Guillermo Donoso Harris, Professor of the Department of Agricultural Economics at...Read more

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Quick Survey on the European Union Programme for Social Change and Innovation

Report
The Committee of the Regions is engaged in the monitoring of the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy from the perspective of regional development and cohesion. This short survey by the Committee of the Regions serves the collection of opinion and feedback regarding the Europe 2020 initiatives for social change and innovation in the regions and EU Member States. Ecologic Institute and RIMAS are analysing the results in a ten-page report. The report is available for download.Read more

Green Hydropower in Switzerland

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26 January 2012
Berlin
Germany

At the First EPI-Water Conference in Berlin, Manuel Lago, Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute, held a presentation on green hydropower in Switzerland. The presentation is available for download.

The EPI-WATER Project sets to assess the effectiveness and the efficiency of Economic Policy Instruments in achieving water policy goals, and to identify the preconditions under which they complement or perform better than alternative (e.g. regulatory or voluntary) policy instruments.

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Water Abstraction Charges and Compensation Payments in Baden-Württemberg (Germany)

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26 January 2012
Berlin
Germany

At the First EPI-Water Conference in Berlin, Jennifer Möller-Gulland, Researcher at Ecologic Institute, held a presentation on water astraction charges and compensation payments in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) . The presentation is available for download.

The EPI-WATER Project sets to assess the effectiveness and the efficiency of Economic Policy Instruments in achieving water policy goals, and to identify the preconditions under which they complement or perform better than alternative (e.g. regulatory or voluntary) policy instruments.

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The Effluent Tax in Germany

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26 January 2012
Berlin
Germany

At the First EPI-Water Conference in Berlin, Manuel Lago and Jennifer Möller-Gulland held a presentation on the effluent tax in Germany. The presentation is available for download.

The EPI-WATER Project sets to assess the effectiveness and the efficiency of Economic Policy Instruments in achieving water policy goals, and to identify the preconditions under which they complement or perform better than alternative (e.g. regulatory or voluntary) policy instruments.

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