Evaluation

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...

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...

The role of monitoring and enforcement in environmental policy evaluation

2012 EEEN Forum / Evaluation

Sandra Rousseau, HUBrussel and KU Leuven Monitoring and enforcement are essential elements in any environmental policy and their role is crucial in deter­mining the effectiveness of a particular policy....

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