Three Column Portfolio

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Sweden’s environmental objectives: methodological challenges

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 these goals in a policy context. The... Read More ››

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

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 and policies influencing in desired and opposite direc­tions, slowly changing... Read More ››

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

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 that ecosystems are capital assets that can yield a valu­able... Read More ››