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Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB

Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310789

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Estimate Environmental Costs, Information on Costs, Environmental Benefits to Society, European Community, European Commission to Introduce a System, New Legislation

The purpose of this study is to estimate environmental costs for the use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the European Union. The result of the estimate is that these costs in the EU of 25 members, will be at least EUR...

The True Costs of REACH

The True Costs of REACH »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310796

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Community, Proposed New Chemicals Policy, Independent Researchers, Environmental Benefits, Public Sector Studies, Industry-oriented Study

The proposed new chemicals policy of the European Community, REACH, is an important new development in environmental protection. Rather than waiting for government or independent researchers to determine that chemicals are h...

Technology procurement

Technology procurement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer, Ida Bode, Bo Larsen, Martin Standley, and Lena Stigh

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317245

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Technology Procurement, Public Procurement, Environmental Benefits, Technology Procurement, Environment-friendly Technologies, Energy-saving Technologies

Technology procurement is a method of merging public procurement with innovation in order to achieve specific, eg. environmental, benefits. The objective of this report has been to provide a clear and well structured review...

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315555

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cost-benefit Analysis, Recognised Decision, Policy Making, Waste Management Sector, Environmental Effects, Economy and national budget

Cost-benefit analysis is a recognised decision support tool with increasing importance in policy making. This publication is a proposal for a stat-of-the-art guideline for cost-benefit analysis in the waste management sector...

Nordic low CO2 emission scenarios - implemented in the GAINS model
			: Potential impacts on air pollution following Nordic low greenhouse gas emission initiatives. Scenario analysis performed with the GAINS model

Nordic low CO2 emission scenarios - implemented in the GAINS model : Potential impacts on air pollution following Nordic low greenhouse gas emission initiatives. Scenario analysis performed with the GAINS model »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jenny Arnell, Stefan Åström, Jesper Bak, Maria Lindblad, and Antti Tohka

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320825

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Technical Measures, Nordic Energy System, Environmental Benefits, European Air Quality Targets, Nordic Strategies, Air Pollution Emission Reduction

The results from this study show that the technical measures to avoid Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollutants in a Nordic energy system in many cases can result in cost savings for society due to reduced expenses o...

Chemicals and Development
			: Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management

Chemicals and Development : Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316668

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Explores the Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits, Management of Chemicals, Sound Chemicals Management Systems, Economy and national budget

This report explores the social, economic, environmental and health benefits that can be achieved through sound management of chemicals. The report presents a series of case studies of initiatives to improve chemicals manage...