A recent study by Eunomia, IEEP and Aarhus University identifies the potential for environmental fiscal reform in 14 Member States.
- EU Funding Instruments,
- environmental law,
- environmental policy integration,
- environmental assessments
Peter worked at IEEP as a Senior Policy Analyst for over 15 years before co-funding Ecocentric Consulting. Peter worked at IEEP on a wide range of environmental topics and developed an expertise in environmental policy integration, environmental law, energy and waste, biodiversity, chemicals and EU funding instruments. Peter managed several high-profile projects for the EU as well as developed policy guidance documents for the Commission on Impact Assessments, climate change adaptation, ecosystem services and Cohesion Policy.
Peter has a well-established reputation in environmental assessments, contributing to the policy assessment of TEEB and the Handbook on European and International Experience of Strategic Environmental Assessment. Peter holds Master’s degrees from London School of Economics and Helsinki University of Technology. Peter is a Finnish citizen and fluent in English, Finnish and Swedish.
A new study examines the challenge Member States face in ensuring inspection and enforcement of EU environmental law and considers the option of a new horizontal law to strengthen these requirements.
Today, there is close to 25 years of experience with environmental tax reforms (ETR), with a growing number of countries engaging in ETR for various reasons. International experiences provide important insights on the design and implementation of ETR to facilitate more effective use of such instruments in the wider policy mix.
Investments in nature and green infrastructure have helped meet Cohesion Policy objectives and vice-versa. This new guide presents some examples, tools and approaches making it a useful toolkit for stakeholders implementing Cohesion Policy up to 2020.
The Commission has published two key technical guidance documents on climate proofing of Cohesion Policy and CAP expenditure as part of the Adaptation Strategy Package. Guidance builds on work carried out by a consortium led by IEEP.