Category: Policy Brief

Policy Brief – Accounting for Ecosystem Services in Energy Planning

The Policy Brief on accounting for ecosystem services in energy planning provides policy recommendations based on a detailed analysis focusing on Lithuania reported in Deliverable 5.4 – Ecosystem Services Case Study Report. The case study assessed impacts of alternative forest management strategies on multiple ecosystem services (bioenergy feedstock, industrial wood, carbon storage, recreation and habitat that supports biodiversity), as well as developed and discussed linking between an ecosystem service assessment tool and an energy systems model in order to integrate...

Policy Brief – Integrated impact of transition pathways towards a low carbon, secure and competitive EU society

On July 31st, 2018, the REEEM Consortium delivered its First Policy Brief, on the integrated impact of transition pathways towards a low carbon, secure and competitive EU society. The report extracts key messages from the wide modelling effort undertaken in the first 22 months of the project, involving more than 15 multi-sectoral best-in-class modelling tools. It discusses the potential impacts of high decarbonisation targets (in line with 80% CO2 emissions reduction from the energy sector by 2050 compared to 1990)...