July 2010

Achieving a transition away from CAP direct payments

IEEP, 02 JUL 2010

This IEEP paper for the Land Use Policy Group's (LUPG) examines a range of transitional arrangements that could facilitate a shift in the basis of CAP payments away from the current system of support, towards one based on a rationale more focused on the provision of environmental goods and services.

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Developing a More Comprehensive Rationale for EU Funding for the Environment

IEEP, 01 JUL 2010

This IEEP paper for the Land Use Policy Group's (LUPG) evaluates the case for using state intervention to reverse existing environmental degradation and deliver improvements, before focusing specifically on the rationale for intervening at the European level.

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UK Climate Committee Report Notes Importance of Agriculture in Emissions Reductions

IEEP, 01 JUL 2010

The UK’s Committee on Climate Change has just released a report which recognizes the importance of the agriculture sector in achieving emissions reductions.

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