director ! thomas dworak
policy experts ! maria berglund ! nikolaus fleischmann ! daniela hohenwallner-ries ! magdalena rogger ! linda romanovska ! guido schmidt ! thomas thaler
event managers ! christine matauschek ! michaela matauschek
categories ! Climate Change Adaptation ! Inland Water ! Environmental Economics ! Agriculture ! Coastal and Marine !

Fresh-Projects | Environmental Economics

Ongoing: Oasis Innovation Hub for Catastrophe and Climate Extremes Risk Assessment — H2020_Insurance

EASME, European Commission | This project intends to operationalize a system, called the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework, that combines climate services with damage and loss information and provides a standardised risk assessment process that can assess potential losses, areas at most risk and quantify financial losses of modelled scenarios. The project intends to test and prove the Oasis LMF system through undertaking a ...

Ongoing: Support of the European Innovation Partnership on Water II

European Commission DG Environment | The European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) is an initiative within the EU 2020 Innovation Union. The EIP Water facilitates the development of innovative solutions to address major European and global water challenges. At the same time, the EIP Water supports the creation of market opportunities for these innovations, both inside and outside of Europe. A consortium led by ...

WE@EU Web based Joint Action Plan Dynamization

WE@EU | Fresh-Thoughts supports WE@EU in the preparation and targeted dissemination of ist project's final event, addressing urban water efficiency, clusters and pan-European ...

Potential of multi-purpose-use of the Hydropower Reservoirs of the Drin Cascade in Albania

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) | The main objective of the study is to determine the potential and limits of the multi-purpose use of the Drin Cascade. Specific objectives are to: Coordinate and consolidate the results of the study and report them to the GIZ; Estimate the economic losses due to reduced power production by an adjusted cascade management based on the results of hydrological ...

Support to the IWMI

International Water Management Institute | IWMI requested our support for a proposal writing on innovative incentives to manage water sustainably and efficiently across the water – food – energy ...

Value of ecosystem services

Autonome Provinz Bozen - Südtirol, wasserschutzbauten | The EU project START_it_up (state-of-the-art in Risk Management Technology: Implementation and Trial for usability in Engineering Practice and Policy) was a transnational project from the Interreg IVB Program "Alpine Space", Priority Axis 3 "Environment and Risk Prevention" of the European fund for "European Territorial Cooperation" ERDF 2007-2013. With the ...

Benefit assessment for the German implementation of the MSFD

German Environment Agency, Germany | The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is intended to bring about more effective protection of the marine environment throughout coastal areas of Europe. The aim of the Directive is to achieve a ”good environmental status“ for Europe's seas by 2020, thus protecting a resource whose status is crucial to the marine economy and for society in general. The MSFD ...

EU Water pricing for agriculture

European Commission, Climate Action | The focus of this study was to provide a general overview of the use of water pricing and water allocation policies in Europe. To lay the foundation for analysing the impacts of these policies on water use in agriculture, the project first carried out an extensive literature review on the economic theory and concepts behind water pricing and water allocation policy and what this implies for ...

Benefits in policy making

RWS-Waterdienst, Netherlands | The project looked at the use and assessment of environmental benefits information to inform the development and implementation of environmental policy in the Netherlands. The main outcome of the project was to provide an inventory of the types of tools employed across the selected case studies to inform policy decisions in different environmental media (e.g. water, air, climate…) and ...

Cost Effectiveness Analysis within the Water Framework Directive

Office National de l`Eau et des Milieux Aquatiques (ONEMA) France | The aim of this study was to provide an overview and evaluate the application of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) methods in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in France and in Europe. To this end, the project investigated the degree to which CEA methods are applied in France and other Member States and the role CEA plays in decision-making. The team analysed which factors ...