2012 EEEN Forum

Sweden’s environmental objectives: methodological challenges

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Lisa Eriksson, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has overall responsibility that Swe­dens´s environmental objectives are achieved. The SEPA is facing big methodological chal­lenges concerning...

How to evaluate climate policy: case of an evaluation-based performance audit of Finnish climate and energy strategy

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Paula Kivimaa, Finnish Environment Institute Evaluations of climate policy are challenging both prior and after implementation of new policies. They are compli­cated by uncertain cause-effect chains, multiple other causes...

Identifying long-term monitoring needs: combining game theory and critical assumptions for the case of coastline management in the Netherlands

2012 EEEN Forum / Data Visualization

Leon Hermans, Delft University of Technology Environmental evaluations are helped tremendously when useful and accurate monitoring data are available that help to trace developments and impacts over time. Yet...

Ecosystem service indicators: are we ready to measure ecosystem performance?

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Wouter Van Reeth, Flemish Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) Since the publication of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) policymakers and other stake­holders are increasingly embracing the idea...

Using a scorecard to assess progress in incorporating climate change considerations in managing the US National Forest System

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

David A. Cleaves, US Forest Service Climate change is a major concern to the US Forest Service. Most of the urgent forest and grassland management challenges of the past...

Bridging the communication gap between evaluation and decision making: the Network of Knowledge Approach for Europe

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Andrew Pullin, Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation at Bangor University With international initiatives taking major steps forward on biodiversity data, monitoring and evalua­tion, it becomes increasingly urgent to make knowledge...

Best practices that shape sustainable urban futures: beyond ‘examples which are to hand’

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Sofie Bouteligier, Wageningen University; Han Vandevyvere, KU Leuven; Bart Ver­coutere, Royal Haskoning; Hans Bruyninckx, HIVA – KU Leuven In the search for more sustainable ways of living, policymakers look...

Competition effects of the renewable energy policy reform in Flanders

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Annemie Bollen, Socio-Economic Council of Flanders (SERV); Peter van Humbeeck, Univer­sity of Antwerp (UA) and Socio-Economic Council of Flanders (SERV) To promote renewable electricity, Flanders is using a system...

Linking modes of governance and social-ecological outcomes in environmental evaluation

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Edward Challies and Nicolas Jager, Leuphana University of Lüneburg We address the interrelationships between social and ecological outcomes of environmental policies and pro­grammes under different modes of governance. While...

The role of analytical economics in environmental policy evaluation: interaction of waste and energy policies

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Maarten Dubois, KU Leuven The EEEN forum has the objective to advance the evaluation of environmental policies.  As resources become ever more scarce, policy needs well-integrated decisions that take...

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