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Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Anders Borgen , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Mikael Harju , Dorte Herzke , Lennart Kaj , Karin Norström , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322218

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs), Environmental Samples, Screening, Chemical Analyses, Non-polybrominated Diphenyl, Detectable Levels

The present report describe the results of screening analyses of the occurrence of "new" brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in environmental samples from the Nordic countries. The aim of the screening was to establ...

Building engagement and healthy organisations
			: Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project

Building engagement and healthy organisations : Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gunnar Aronsson , Vilhelm Borg , Marit Christensen , Johan Guthenberg , Jari Hakanen , Ulrika Lundberg , and Lisa Vivoll Straume

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323970

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Work Engagement, Personal Growth, Healthy Organisations, Nordic Questionnaire, Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP), Productive Work Organisations

The main aim of the project was to investigate the predictors of positive work-related states and attitudes, e.g. work engagement, meaning at work and personal growth, and healthy organisations. A questionnaire on...

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3
			: The Next Step in NORIA

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3 : The Next Step in NORIA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Arnold , Annelie Eriksson , Sven Faugert , and Tommy Jansson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313926

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Research and Innovation, Economic Competitiveness, Small Nordic Nations, Nordic Research and Innovation Area (NORIA), ERA (European Research Area), Nordic Research Board (NordForsk)

Research and innovation are the primary corner stones in efforts to strengthen economic competitiveness in an ever more globalised economy. This study states that the small Nordic nations face fierce challenges wit...

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
			: In a Nordic Perspective

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) : In a Nordic Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316194

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Capture of CO2, Industrial Processes, Geological Storage, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Climate Context, Specifically Pertaining

Capture of CO2 from industrial processes and geological storage may become a major option to mitigate man-made emissions of CO2. This study aims at providing understanding of the current state of carbon dioxide cap...

CBA of Cycling

CBA of Cycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312097

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investing in Infrastructure for Cycling, Cost Benefit Analysis, Nordic Seminar, Nordic Experiences, Cycle Infrastructure Planning, Discusses the Policy Relevance

Investing in infrastructure for cycling has a number of effects often not included in ordinary Cost Benefit Analysis, CBA, for roads. It is therefore likely that special methods are needed to conduct CBA for cyclin...

The challenges of energy efficiency innovations in the Nordic building sector
			: Greener Markets and Cleaner Technologies (GMCT)

The challenges of energy efficiency innovations in the Nordic building sector : Greener Markets and Cleaner Technologies (GMCT) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tareq Emtairah , Morrigan Hayes , Vida Rozite , Åke Thidell , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317238

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technologies, Energy Efficiency, Green Market, Cleaner Technologies, Building Industry, Policy Interventions

The development and diffusion of environmental technologies, which is considered to be one way of achieving the dual goals of maintaining competitiveness in a dynamic and knowledge-based economy while integrating e...

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 chemic...

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms
			: Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms : Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Dam , Reinhold Fieler , Kim Gustavson , Gitte I. Petersen , Claus Jørgensen , Magnus P. Magnussen , Jostein Solbakken , and Eva Yngvadottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318402

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), PCB, Nordic Fish Farms, Nordic Countries, Veterinary Medicines, Antibiotic Resistance

Fish from Nordic fish farms have been criticized for containing "too high" concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) among others dioxin and PCB. These allegations have caused debate and may have a neg...

Children's Participation and Decision-Making in Medical Matters

Children's Participation and Decision-Making in Medical Matters »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena von Troil

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326261

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International and National Agreements, Conventions Children, Medical Treatment, Conference Summary Highlights, Participation in Medical Research, Decision-making

According to international and national agreements and conventions children have a right to express their views in all matters affecting them. However it is one thing to state that children have a right to express...

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors
			: The Power and Steel Sectors

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors : The Power and Steel Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Henrik Bergsager , and Anna Korppoo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325356

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Greenhouse Gas, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Electricity and Steel Sectors, Guanxi and Nomenklatura, Emission Growth, Political Leadership

A significant share of the greenhouse gas emitting activities of China is operated by state owned enterprises (SOEs). This report, written by Fridtjof Nansen Institute for the Nordic Council of Ministers, discusses...