Improving the resource efficient use of wood through cascading the resource from one use to another, requires action throughout the wood flow. Current efforts focus on recovering and re-using waste wood but more could be done with the production and utilisation of wood processing residues and improving the balancing between the material and energy use of wood.
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The report assesses if there are differences in the costs of implementation of EU environmental law across Member States.
A study for the European Commission assesses the potential economic and environmental benefits of environmental tax reform across the 28 EU Member States.
Waste resources have the potential to provide a core component of developing bio-economies across the globe. A new IEEP report reviews how waste has been incorporated into existing bio-economy strategies, and the conditions that have enabled this.
IEEP strengthens its focus on the Green Economy with a new dedicated programme, coming on stream as from May 1st.
A recent study by Eunomia, IEEP and Aarhus University identifies the potential for environmental fiscal reform in 14 Member States.
New study by IVM, VITO, IEEP and BIO identifies and quantifies government support to fossil fuels in the EU-28. Significant support is provided through reduced excise taxes, with EU-wide tax expenditures estimated to be between EUR 28 billion and EUR 200 billion depending on the benchmark used.
New study from BIO by Deloitte, Ecologic and IEEP examines key differences in EU and US legislation in eight areas of relevance to the TTIP agreement.
IEEP gave a presentation on how coalitions of like-minded countries can help motivate progress on environmental tax reform at an international conference in Copenhagen.
New report by PSI, IEEP, BIO and Ecologic provides an initial scoping assessment of priorities and policy options to support the transition to a circular economy in the EU.
A new study by IEEP assesses the current state of play with environmental taxes in Europe, explores where further greening taxation could be appropriate and how to drive this agenda forward through ‘coalitions of like-minded countries’.
This new book edited by F. Oosterhuis (IVM) and P. ten Brink (IEEP) provides insights on the scale and impact of environmentally harmful subsidies (EHS), the importance of reforming such subsidies, examples of successful reform and their benefits, lessons learned and tools to support reform efforts.
This study led by IEEP in collaboration with ICF GHK and CPI, examines how the emerging approach to tracking climate related expenditure in the EU budget could be further elaborated and refined over the period of the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework.
IEEP gave a presentation on the way forward in reforming environmentally harmful subsidies at a seminar in Helsinki on 24 February.
New IEEP study for the European Parliament finds limited mainstreaming of environmental issues in the European Semester process to date.
Despite some positive steps, further efforts are needed to achieve the transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient Europe.
IEEP has just completed a new report on the impacts of climate change on European islands underling the very concrete risks islands are facing as a result of higher temperatures, changed rainfall regimes, weather extremes, and sea level rise.
IEEP gave a presentation at a conference on ‘Green Taxation and Emissions Trading – Making Market-Based Instruments work’ in Winterthur, Switzerland on 24-25 October.
IEEP gave a presentation on ‘Obstacles to phasing out environmentally harmful subsidies and how they can be overcome’ at a public hearing in the European Economic and Social Committee on 29 September.
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.