envecon2017 - Applied Environmental Economics Conference

Friday, 3rd March 2017

UKNEE #envecon2017

The Royal Society, London

#envecon2017 is the annual applied environmental economics conference. It showcases the recent research by academia, public and private sectors on topical issues. It is also a fantastic opportunity to meet over 200 people who provide or use economic evidence, and who are from academia, public and private sectors in equal measure.

This year’s programme is particularly relevant to VNP topics –

  • Our key note speaker (Prof. Dame Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Chair, Adaptation Sub-Committee, Committee on Climate Change) and the first plenary session on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation will bring natural capital, climate change mitigation and adaptation agendas together;
  • Accounting and Appraisal session will cover industrial ecology, natural capital accounting, and national accounting
  • Market Based Instruments session will present evidence on the progress with EU Emissions Trading Scheme, analysis of coal industry, carbon taxes for transport and reform of electricity subsidies;
  • Showcasing New Approaches to Land and Water Management in England session will present examples of PES for reducing Metaldehyde and nitrates in water, and new strategic approaches to river basin management planning;
  • Agriculture and Food session will discuss the opportunities for a new agri-environment plicy after Brexit, using maps for land management and better understanding of food waste;
  • Firm and Individual Behaviour & Energy Policy session will look another aspect of Brexit: the effect on offshore wind, empirical evidence and customer preferences for LED market;
  • Policy Appraisal session will showcase the public sector research on chemicals regulation, electricity networks and aviation;
  • Economic Valuation session will cover better practice for benefits transfer, ecosystem services and health impacts of greener areas; and 
  • On our poster session:
    • Energy: Effects of wind farms on property prices; renewable energy;
    • Recreation: effects of weather on recreation, the value of freshwater angling in England
    • Ecosystem Services Analysis: of a green corridor in Central Hertfordshire, mapping and modelling
    • Understanding preferences: for conservation, for farmers’ uptake of biodiversity payments; technology and environmental policy for a circular economy

For full agenda and registration please click here.

£220 full fee (includes UKNEE membership and discounted membership to Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy). Discounted rates available.