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Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors

Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrik Fauser , Kristín Harðardóttir , Nina Holmengen , Marte O. Kittilsen , Kristina Saarinen , and Tina Skårman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319072

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, NMVOC Emission, Nordic Countries, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), European Commission, Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP), SNAP/CORINAIR

This project considers the NMVOC emission inventories for solvent use that are used by the five Nordic countries for reporting to e.g. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the European Co...

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312189

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Particle Emissions, Chemical Composition, Atmospheric Aerosols, 3D EMEP Eulerian Model, Atmospheric Particles, Nordic Countries

This project evaluates the present level of atmospheric particles in the Nordic countries and determine their origin by characterisation of the particle emissions, the chemical composition and size distribution of...

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal , Berit Brandth , Ann-Zofie Duvander , Johanna Lammi-Taskula , Tine Rostgaard , and Ingólfur V. Gíslason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322782

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations

The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit dr...

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312806

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Society Development, Ecological Sustainability, Sewage Sludge Directive, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Silviculture, Nordic Countries

In the society development towards increased ecological sustainability, decreasing landfill and increasing reuse of sewage sludge are of high priority. Within the European Union, a revision of the regulations for r...

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Per Henrik Johansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318747

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Software Model, Joint Reporting Tool, Nordic Product Registers, Fat-client Paradigm, Development Plans

The Nordic Product Registers has since 2003 been working on harmonizing the reporting process for companies in the Nordic countries. The objective of this report is to clarify the technical solution needed to accom...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal fr...

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...

Prevention of Textile Waste
			: Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments

Prevention of Textile Waste : Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristiina Aalto , Nikola Kiørboe , Birgitte Kjær , Beatrice Kogg , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323857

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Waste, Environmental Impacts, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Life Cycle, Textile Market, Nordic Countries

Textile exerts various environmental impacts throughout its life cycle. Prevention of textile waste is one means to reduce these impacts. This study seeks to map-out the flow of textile products in the three Nordic...

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies
			: Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies : Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marika Kunnari , and Asko Suikkanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289317764

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), Qualitative Content Analysis, Nordic Co-operation Programme, Strategic Approaches, OSH Policy

Second corrected edition. The Nordic countries have a close co-operation in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH). The objective of this study is to compare OSH policies in the Nordic countries in relat...

ReNo
			: Restoration of damaged ecosystems in the Nordic countries

ReNo : Restoration of damaged ecosystems in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Astrid Brekke Skrindo , Dagmar Hagen , Guðmundur Halldórsson , Ása L. Aradóttir , Anna Maria Fosaa , Christer Nilsson , Karsten Raulund-Rasmussen , Kristín Svavarsdóttir , and Anne Tolvanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324410

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ReNo Network, Ecological Restoration, Nordic Region, Ecosystem Degradation, Nordic Countries, Nordic Environmental Policy

The ReNo network has consolidated knowledge on ecological restoration work in the Nordic region and facilitated exchange of this knowledge within and between the Nordic countries. Scientific papers, reports on the...