London Group on Environmental Accounting, 30th Meeting

September 30 – October 3, 2024| Hybrid | Washington DC, USA | Source

The primary focus of the 2024 LG meeting is to support the update of the SEEA CF. Building upon discussions and identifications of key issues during the previous meeting in Pretoria, the LG will present concrete suggestions and proposals for updating the SEEA CF. This includes the preparation of focused papers on various topics related to environmental accounting.

Environmental accounting experts are invited to contribute to the drafting of papers on the following issues:

I. Position Papers:

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Treatment of emission trading systems and related issues in tax and subsidies accounts
  • Treatment of water in the CF
  • Treatment of human-induced flows within the environment

II. Issue Papers:

  • Baselines and counterfactuals
  • Modelling in SEEA
  • Monetary values connected to ecosystem services
  • Natural capital
  • Potentially environmental damaging subsidies

III. Exploratory Papers:

  • Scope for spatially explicit SEEA CF accounts
  • Treatment of energy in harvested biomass in energy and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (AFF) accounts

IV. Other Methodological or Case Study Papers