15 September 2021

Responses to UK Government’s response to the Dasgupta Review

For reference: UK Government’s response to the Dasgupta Review The first response stems from a meeting with the UK Treasury on the issue of environmental discounting, chaired by Ben Groom. The workshop included presentations by EAERE President Christian Gollier, Moritz Drupp and Anthony Millner. After hearing arguments on both sides, Treasury opted to recommend a…

26 January 2021

Measuring the extent and condition of European ecosystems – EEA briefing

The EU biodiversity strategy for 2030 and the European Green Deal urge policy-makers to enhance the protection of ecosystems and biodiversity worldwide. This EEA briefing presents the Agency’s work on ecosystems extent and condition accounts in the EU INCA project. It includes examples on the potential use of ecosystem accounting results for the creation of…

21 December 2020

GGGI Green Growth Index 2020

GGGI Green Growth Index 2020 – Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets is a technical report published by the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with other expert partners such as the World Bank Group, UNEP and FAO. It saw the contribution of many distinguished authors from governments, the scientific community and the private sector/NGOs.…

1 April 2020

Never Waste a Good Crisis: For a Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

Opinion piece by Professor Phoebe Koundouri – EAERE President-elect, Athens University of Economics and Business, UN SDSN-Greece, EIT Climate KIC Hub Greece. Read it here

24 March 2020

World Water Development Report 2020 – Water and Climate Change

The 2020 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2020) links the topic of water to climate change; it informs the climate change community about the opportunities that improved water management offers in terms of adaptation and mitigation. The focus is on the challenges, opportunities and possible responses for a more resilient society. “The…

7 May 2019

IPBES 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

This report – the first ever inter-governmental global assessment on biodiversity – has been prepared by 150 leading experts from 50 countries, with backgrounds from natural and social sciences and the support of other 250 experts collaborating to the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Its aim is to inform better policies…

22 February 2019

New FAO Report: “World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture”

This report presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). It gives an original view compared with other global assessments, which put the spotlight on the state of genetic resources within specific sectors of food and agriculture. The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (SoW-BFA) analyses the sustainable…