SOER 2015 Part A

Report
SOER 2015
State and Outlook Environment
Report
EEA
Adriana Gheorghe
SOER 2015
The path from SOER 2010 to SOER 2015
• SOER 2015 Project Plan (Q1)
• SOER 2015 Implementation Plan (Q2)
• START WORK (Q3)
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
SOER […] publish a report on the state of, trends in and
prospects for the environment every five years
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- report (151 pp) + summary
SOER 1995 - addresses 5 EAP targets
- focus on sectoral integration
- big report (446 pp) + summary
SOER 1999 - addresses environmental trends
- focus on DPSIR, link between issues
- bigger report (569 pp, Part A, B & C)
SOER 2005 - addresses air, water, land
- focus on DPSIR, core set of indicators
- several reports (Parts A, B, C + Synthesis)
SOER 2010 - addresses 6EAP priority areas
- focus on systemic challenges
EEA SOER process
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Confirmed by EEA founding regulation
Produced every 5 years
Includes State and Outlook aspects;
Covers 33 EEA members and 6 cooperating countries
Supports EU policies (EAP)- development and
implementation
• It is an analysis against targets and objectives using
DPSIR framework
• Ii is a partnership process (Eionet fully involved)
• It is based on EEA products (CSI, EEA thematic
assessments) as well as on EIONET national SOERs
SOER 2015
A suite of product(s): short briefs + up-to-date indicators
A
B
C
Synthesis
& Derivatives
Global Megatrends
(Europe in global context)
Thematic
SOE information
Country-level
SOE information
Synthesis report
GMT fiches
thematic fiches
country fiches &
cross-country comparison fiches
FLIS
indicators
EEA
indicators
EEA & country
indicators
3 indicator reports &
stakeholder workshop
?
?
Signals 2015 and
other derivatives
GEMET
ROD
SERIS
SENSE
2014
IMS
2013
FLIS
Related (flanking)
activities
2012
SOER 2015
Online
SOER 2015
In Print
SYN
CDR
Reportnet
ETDS
SENSE
SENSE
SENSE
SENSE
Data
Centres
AoA
SOE online
IMS
EyeonEarth
Discomap
GMES
GCI
SDI
SOER 2015
Synthesis
• Focus: A synthesis across different SOER 2015 parts to provide
a strategic integrated and cross-thematic assessment
• Format: 200 pages report, A5 format (mulitple languages); in addition
we will explore scope for more interactive, derivative publications
• Basis: Key conclusions from the other SOER 2015 parts; reflections
based on flanking activities; and dedicated stakeholder workshops
• Eionet: Formal Eionet consultation (May/June 2014); dedicated EEA
Management Board seminar in March 2014
SOER 2015
Synthesis
Possible chapter structure of the SOER 2015 Synthesis report
focus on summary of state of environment and current
environmental policy context, systemic challenges, risks, …
1
The state of environment in Europe today
2
The European environment in a global focus on global megatrends and global change, planetary
boundaries and safe operating space, interdependencies, …
context
3
Protecting, conserving and enhancing
natural capital
focus on 7EAP objective 1, and thematic information related
to air, climate, water, marine, biodiversity, land, …
4
Resource-efficient and low-carbon economy
focus on 7EAP objective 2, and thematic information related
to emissions, resources, consumption, waste, …
5
Safeguarding from environmental risks to focus on 7EAP objective 3, and thematic information related
to air emissions, noise, climate impacts, urban, …
health
6
Living well, within the limits of our planet
focus on European well-being needs , e.g. food, energy,
transport, built environment, and a healthy environment, …
7
Transitions to meet environmental visions
– some reflections
focus on enabling factors and obstacles that shape or hinder
transitions needed to meet long-term policy ambitions, …
SOER 2015
Part A – Global Megatrends
• Focus: An updated assessment of global megatrends (GMT),
i.e. focussing on the same issues presented in SOER 2010
GMT fiches
FLIS
indicators
• Format: 11 GMT fiches, 4 pages each; complemented by
showing indicators used in GMT fiches within SOER 2015 Online
• Basis: 8 non-environmental GMT primarly based on non-EEA sources,
3 environmental GMT building also on thematic EEA information
• Eionet: Eionet consultation on GMT fiches (May/June 2014); discussion
with NRC-FLIS network on underpinning analysis
SOER 2015
Part A – 11 four-page global megatrends fiches
A
Focus of 11 Global Megatrends (as published in 2010)
Planned publication
of the update
1. Increasing global divergence in population trends
March 2014
2. Living in an urban world: spreading cities and spiralling consumption
March 2014
3. Changing patterns of global disease burdens and the risk of new pandemics
March 2014
4. Accelerating technological change: racing into the unknown
March 2014
5. Continued economic growth?
Published
6. Global power shifts – from a uni-polar to a multi-polar world
Published
7. Intensified global competition for resources
Published
8. Decreasing stocks of natural resources
Published
9. Increasing severity of the consequences of climate change
To be determined
10. Increasing unsustainable environmental pollution load
March 2014
11. Environmental regulation and governance : increasing fragmentation and
convergence
To be determined
SOER 2015
Part B – Thematic SOE information
• Focus: A series of brief summaries of state and trend in key
environmental themes, guide through EEA knowledge base
thematic fiches
EEA
indicators
• Format: 20-30 thematic fiches, 4 pages; complemented by an
online presentation to integrate fiches with EEA thematic indicators
• Basis: Part B will primarily build on and guide to regular EEA reporting,
indicators and assessment work within the respective thematic areas
• Eionet: Eionet feedback on structure and topics (Oct 2014); Eionet
consultation on fiches (Mar/Apr 2014); regular data flows
SOER 2015
B
Part B – 25 four-page thematic fiches
Environmental themes
cluster
Socio-economic dimensions
cluster
Systemic perspectives
cluster
Air (*)
Agriculture
Green economy
Biodiversity (*)
Consumption
Climate change adaptation,
impacts and vulnerability
Energy (*)
Natural capital and ecosystem
services
Forests
Freshwater (*)
Soil
Marine and coastal environment
Mitigating climate change (*)
Industry
Maritime activities
Tourism
Transport (*)
Land System
Hydrological systems
The air and climate system
Urban systems
Health and the environment
Resource efficiency (*)
Noise
Waste (*)
Note: (*) indicates that topic corresponds to a topic for cross-country comparison fiche (Part C).
SOER 2015
Part C – Cross-country comparisons (2)
• Focus: A series of indicator-based country comparisons for
8-10 selected themes based on existing EEA indicators
omparison fiches
EEA & country
indicators
• Format: 8 to 10 cross-country comparison fiches, 4 pages each;
each based on one established EEA indicator; in SOER 2015 online
scope to link this national intepretation of same indicator via SENSE
• Basis: Drafted by EEA; cross-country comparisons based on EEA (CSI)
indicators with country information; supplemented by SENSE
• Eionet: Eionet feedback on indicator selection and method (Sep 2013);
Eionet consultation on cross-country comparison fiches (Mar/Apr 2014);
plus (voluntary) contributions to SENSE
SOER 2015
Part C – 9 four-page cross-country comparison fiches
Ca
Topics
Indicators
Air
CSI ‘Emissions of main air pollutants’
Agriculture
Eurostat indicator on ‘Area under organic farming’
Biodiversity
CSI008 ‘Designated areas’
Freshwater
CSI020 ‘Nutrients in Freshwater‘
Mitigating climate change
CSI ‘EU and national total GHG emission trends and projections’
Waste
CSI016 ‘Municipal waste generation’
Energy
CSI029 ‘Primary energy consumption by fuel’
Transport
CSI035 ‘Passenger transport demand’
Resource efficiency
Eurostat indicator on ‘Resource productivity (GDP/DMC)’
SOER 2015
Part C – Country level SOE information (1)
• Focus: A series of summaries of national state of environment
assessments, to show key environmental issues at country level
country
fiches
• Format: One country fiche per country, 4 pages each (based on
a template and guidance by EEA to ensure some level of comparability)
• Basis: Drafted by countries; country fiches should largely be based on –
or provide summaries of – existing national SOE reports
• Eionet: Eionet gives feedback on template and guidance (Sep 2013),
based on this NFP and/or NRC-SOE draft country fiches and update
SERIS (estimated average workload: 10 to 15 days per country)
SOER 2015
SOER 2015 Online = NOT the same as SOE Online
• Focus: An internet based representation of all SOER 2015
thematic
fiches
country
fiches
FLIS
indic
ators
EEA
indicator
s
EEA &
country
indicator
s
• Format: A stand-web-based ‘SOER 2015 Online‘ platform – linked with
EEA website; scope also to add a related mobile application (app)
• Basis: The fiches drafted in Parts A, B, C; the Synthesis report; related
EEA indicators set (and national indicators via SENSE) – link to broader
‘SOE online‘ (i.e. EOE, PDF, IMS, etc.) as appropiate
• Eionet: Eionet contributes to drafting and quality assurance of all SOER
2015 parts; Eionet feeds SOE online with existing information flows
SOER 2015 Online
components, allowing interconnectivity between parts
GMT fiches
SOER 2015
SOER 2015 Online
SOER 2015
ONLINE
• Focus: An internet based representation of all SOER 2015
components, allowing interconnectivity between parts
• Progress: Developed and tested a Fiche Management System;
initiated discussions about SOER 2015 Online design.
• Next steps: Populate the Fiche Management System with all fiches
for consultation; finalise and implement SOER 2015 Online design.
• Next for Eionet: Use Fiche Management System to submit
comments on draft fiches during consultation.
SOER 2015
SOER 2015 Online
SOER 2015
ONLINE
SOER 2015
Timeline from Planning to Publication
Focus
Indicative timing
Project Plan and
Implementation Plan
Agree on a shared Implementation Plan (i.e. this
document), to guide and structure strands of SOER
2015 work.
until July 2013
Phase 1
– Final Outline
Develop outlines and guidance for all parts, include
feedback loop with Eionet; SOER 2015 Online
concept.
until Nov/Dec 2013 (all Parts)
Phase 2
– First Draft
Prepare a full draft of all fiches and the Synthesis;
develop a fully functional test version of SOER 2015
Online.
Jan to Mar 2014 (Parts B & C)
Jan to May 2014 (Other Parts)
Phase 3
– Quality Assurance
Review includes 2 weeks EEA-internal and 6 weeks
Eionet and Scientific Committee consultation.
Mar & Apr 2014 (Parts B & C)
May & Jun 2014 (Other Parts)
Phase 4
– Final Draft
Finalise drafts, based on consultation process;
prepare a beta-testing version of SOER 2015 Online.
until Jul 2014 (Parts A,B, C)
until Sep 2014 (Synthesis)
Phase 5
– Publication Process
Final consistency checks, lay-out, translate, print
fiches and Synthesis; and finalise SOER 2015 Online.
until Jan 2015 (all Parts)
(data update in Nov 2014)
Phase 6
– Dissemination
Launch SOER 2015, disseminate to respective
audiences.
all of 2015

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