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Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014
			: The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014 : The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326599

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Outlook, Nordic Working Group, Economic Trends, Economic Situation, Nordic Countries

The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years...

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: Validation of indicators

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : Validation of indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen , SA Anderssen , W Becker , K Borodulin , S Fagt , M Fogelholm , MV Groth , I Gunnarsdottir , S Helakorpi , E Kolle E , J Matthiessen , M Rosenlund-Sørensen , R Simonen , T Sveinsson , T Tammelin , H Thorgeirsdottir , E Trolle , and L Valsta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Nordic Monitoring System, Survey Methods (diet), Objective Method (physical Activity), Overweight, Validation Studies

In 2007, a Nordic working group was established with the aim to describe a future Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight. The monitoring system should be simple and at relatively low cos...

Together Alone
			: BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum

Together Alone : BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Atteridge Aaron , Vihma Antto , Hallding Karl , Carson Marcus , Olsson Marie , and Román Mikael

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322249

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Emerging BASIC Powers, International Climate Negotiations, CO2 Emissions, UN Climate Negotiations, Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK)

This report, co-financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, is the result of a year-long research project driven by a quest for better understanding on how the emerging BASIC powers - Brazil, South Africa, India a...

Two approaches to pricing pollution

Two approaches to pricing pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , Christina van Breugel , Mattias Enggaard , Jes Erik Jessen , Christopher Sköld , and Ulrika Stavlöt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327220

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cap and Trade Method, Pricing Pollution, Average Abatement Cost, Working Group on Environment and Economy (MEG), Working Group for SCP (HKP), Nordic Council of Ministers

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantages and challenges of the respective...

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services
			: Issues and Options in the Nordic Context

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services : Issues and Options in the Nordic Context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsten Grønvik Bråten , Henrik Lindhjem , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319324

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Environmental Policy Instrument, Direct Incentives, Nordic Countries, Preserve Biodiversity, Working Group on Environment

Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a type of environmental policy instrument that gives the owner of a natural resource direct incentives to manage it in society's best interest. The report provides an overvie...

Intake of caffeine and other methylxanthines during pregnancy and risk for adverse effects in pregnant women and their foetuses

Intake of caffeine and other methylxanthines during pregnancy and risk for adverse effects in pregnant women and their foetuses »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): H. C. Andersson , H. Hallström , and B.A Kihlman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289310987

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methylxanthines in Foods, Epidemiological Studies, Nordic Working Group, Food Toxicology and Risk Evaluation, Influence on Fertility, Infants and Young Children

The first part of the report deals with occurrence of methylxanthines in foods, beverages, and medicines, and estimates of caffeine intake. In addition, a short review of the pharmacological and toxicological actio...

Promotion of renewable energy in the Nordic countries
			: Opportunities for harmonization of instruments

Promotion of renewable energy in the Nordic countries : Opportunities for harmonization of instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gunnar Aronsen , Kristian Gautesen , Atle Middtun , Mats Nilsson , Juha Ollikainen , Juha Ruokonen , and Anna-Maija Turkama

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317825

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Renewable Energy, Literature Review, Interviews of Selected Companies, Interviews of Selected Organisations, GreenStream Network Ltd

This study was commissioned by the Nordic Working Group for Renewable Energy in January 2008. The report is based on a literature review, interviews of selected companies and organisations and market expertise and...

Measuring green jobs?
			: An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities

Measuring green jobs? : An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Annegrete Bruvoll , Karin Ibenholt , Louise Martinsen , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323703

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Sectors, Jobs and Technologies, Green Activities, Non-green Activities, Working Group on Environment and Economy, Nordic Council of Ministers

The report reviews the different initiatives aiming to measure aspects of "green" sectors, jobs and technologies. The report discusses whether the statistics collected under the present initiatives aimed at measuri...

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures 
			: Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures : Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320801

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technology and Innovation, Drivers and Policy Measures, Nordic Research Institutions, Business and Research Organisations, Nordic Council of Ministers Working Group, Sustainable Consumption and Production

This report compiles summary notes of the NMRIPP Conference on "Environmental Technology and Innovation - Drivers and Policy Measures", held from 2-3 September 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The NMRIPP Conference was...

Nordic Biomarker Seminar

Nordic Biomarker Seminar »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311991

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Definition of Biomarkers, Working Group on Diet and Nutrition, Biomarkers of Nutritional Intake, Biochemical Indicators of Dietary Nutrient, Nutritional Epidemiology to Clinical Interventions, Nutritional Epidemiology Biomarkers

Biochemical indicators of dietary nutrient intake are called biomarkers. They are used in clinical settings to assess deficiency or excess of nutrients like iron, iodine, vitamin C and D. In nutritional epidemiolog...