Research is an essential part of ENT´s activity and is structured through our Research Plan 2014-2020. On the one hand, we try to apply innovative approaches to most of our projects. Internally we conduct an evaluation of the level of innovation of each of them. On the other hand, we participate in R+D projects. Relevant results from both types of projects are published in prestigious international publications and presented in scientific conferences. You can see some examples in this section.

All the members of ENT do research as part of their activity. Also, the ENT Foundation has fellows. This is a figure designated so that third parties can have a research link with ENT, this was especially designed for active or retired scientists linked to other institutes, professionals from NGOs or other relevant institutions doing research or former members of ENT who wish to continue their cooperation. In these cases an agreement with the commitments attached to the collaboration is signed. You can see our fellows here.

ENT also favours the reception of external researchers both in training and consolidated in the form of research visits (e.g. internships, secondments). If you are interested in this option please contact us by clicking here.

Every year we publish an annual report of the results, which you can find in this same section.

>> Research for environmental policy assessment at ENT

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An exploration into municipal waste charges for environmental management at local level: the case of Spain
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2017

Municipal waste charges (MWCh) have been widely acknowledged as a crucial tool for waste management at the local level. This is because they contribute to financing the costly provision of…

A scenario-based framework for assessing the economic impacts of potential droughts
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2017

Estimating the potential economic impacts of drought is increasingly prominent in policy discussions on resilience to future population and climate changes. We develop a scenario-based…

Development of a municipal solid waste management decision support tool for Naples, Italy
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2017

Naples has experienced serious waste mismanagement during the last several decades. Illegal waste trafficking, the lack of an appropriate municipal solid waste management plan, and the…

The influence of energy efficiency on other natural resources use: An input-output perspective
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2017

Energy efficiency improvements reduce the costs of energy services, and under some circumstances, increase the available income. This generates an additional increase of consumption of…

A new way to estimate the direct and indirect rebound effect and other rebound indicators
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2017

Some progress has been done during the last years on the methods and provision of empirical evidence on the direct and indirect rebound effect. However, these methods are complex, and…

The economic benefits of Marine Protected Areas
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2017

This is a European Commission-funded research project which seeks into the economic benefits of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and other spatial protection measures (SPMs) including no-take…

Follow-up meeting of METRES project
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2017

From March 9-14 Ignasi Puig to move to Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) to meet up Jaume Freire (Harvard-ENT) and other researchers regarding METRES project (Modelling Environmental Tax…

ENT presents its Research Report 2016
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2017

Following our Research Plan 2014-2020, ENT presents its Research Report 2016. This research report is organized around different indicators and its evaluation. In this sense, the report…

The Economic Impacts of Droughts: A Framework for Analysis
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2016

Droughts are a specific type of natural hazard. Economic assessments of drought impacts require a framework capable of accounting for its unique and particular characteristics. Traditional…

Climate change adaptation in urban coastal areas with high population density and touristic and cultural relevance in Spain
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2016

Fundación Biodiversidad selected a project proposed by Fundació ENT in the context of the 2015 call for projects in the fields of terrestrial, marine and coastal biodiversity, climate…

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