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IEA Training Manual - Module 5
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Module 5 - Integrated analysis of environmental trends and policies
1. Introduction and learning objectives
2. Spatial, temporal and thematic context
2.1 Setting spatial boundaries
2.2 Temporal scale
2.3 Thematic vs. sectoral breakdown
3. Analytical framework for integrated environmental assessment
4. Step 1: What is happening to the environment and why?
4.1 What are the priority environmental issues?
4.2 What is the specific STATE-and-TRENDS of the environment for each priority issue?
4.3 What are the DRIVERS and PRESSURES causing environmental change?
4.4 What are the appropriate INDICATORS of environmental states, drivers and pressures?
4.4.1 Working with indicators
4.4.2 Identifying and explaining trends
5. Step 2: What are the consequences for the environment and people?
5.1 Basic analysis: Identifying impacts based on an understanding of sustainable development
5.2 Intermediate analysis: Identifying impacts using the concept of ecosystem services and human well-being
5.3 Advanced analysis: An introduction to identifying economic costs and benefits of impacts on ecosystem services and human well-being 4
5.3.1 Frameworks for Environmental Valuation
6. Step 3: What is being done, and how effective is it?
6.1 Policy analysis background
6.1.1 Understanding policies and the policy process
6.1.2 Understanding policy actors
6.1.3 What is policy analysis?
6.2 Steps in the analysis of existing policies
6.3 Step A. Understanding the issue: What is happening to the environment and why, and what are the impacts?
6.4 Step B: Policy commitment review
6.5 Step C: The policy instrument scan
6.5.1 Understanding policy effects and policy effectiveness
6.6 Step D: Policy gap and coherence analysis
6.6.1 Identifying gaps in the policy mix / interlinkages
6.6.2 Assessing policy coherence
6.7 Advanced policy analysis – analysing the relative impacts of multiple policies on the evaluation of an environmental issue
6.8 The policy narrative sheet – summarizing policy failures and successes
List of Acronyms
Exercise 5.4.1 a
Exercise 5.4.1 b
Exercise 5.4.3 a
Exercise 5.4.3 b
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