After 3.5 years of intensive research and analysis, the two sister projects DYNAMIX and POLFREE projects, both funded by the European Commission FP7 program, will come to a close in March 2016. Therefore, the main research results and messages on policy mixes for a resource efficient EU from the two projects were presented and discussed in the context of resource efficiency... read more
The webinar presented the DYNAMIX results on policy mix assessments for resource efficiency and triggered discussions around challenges facing policy implementation both from scientific ex-ante evaluation perspective, e.g. in relation to public acceptance and political feasibility/will, and practical experiences from participants to the webinar.
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Joint DYNAMIX-POLFREE Workshop at 2015 World Resources Forum: "Resource efficiency and the circular economy: policy mixes and scenarios"
This workshop was located right in the centre of WRF’s Circular Economy and Decoupling theme. It brings together insights on this topic from two nearly-complete European Framework 7 projects – DYNAMIX and POLFREE – which both have been taking a... read more
The event aimed at allowing Expo 2015 visitors to experience first-hand the kind of complex issues that policy makers are likely to face in the upcoming years to deal with the negative environmental impacts from food production and consumption (for example: should meat consumption be taxed? Should the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy objectives be radically changed?).
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The 3d DYNAMIX Policy Platform entitled “Policy design and assessment: Three policy mixes for resource efficiency and decoupling” took place on 6 May 2014 in Brussels. It focused on presenting and discussing policy mixes for resource efficiency and decoupling as well as on how to assess them.
Mixing keynote presentations and interactive formats, the 3rd Policy Platform... read more
The 2nd DYNAMIX Policy Platform took place on 24-25 October 2013 in Brussels, entitled “Policy mixes for resource efficience in Europe: Lessons learned and ways forward”. Please see the final agenda available for download below.
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Policy Platform, March 20-21, 2013 in Brussels:
“Exploring resource policy challenges in Europe”
How can the EU shift onto a pathway of declining resource use and environmental impact within a thriving economy? More than 40 high-level representatives from EU and national policy, academia, business and civil society got together during the 1st DYNAMIX... read more