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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...

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies:
			: How to counteract distributional impacts

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies: : How to counteract distributional impacts »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll , John Magne Skjelvik , and Haakon Vennemo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322539

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental and Distribution Policy, Policy Reforms, Economic and Distributional Concerns, Nordic Experiences, Harmful Subsidies, Nordic Council of Ministers

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies: How to counteract distributional impacts The report discusses the theoretical principles for an efficient environmental and distribution policy and offers a comprehensiv...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322515

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Professional Economists, Nordic Economic Associations, Nationaløkonomisk Forening Finland, Employment Protection Legislation

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All article...

Voluntary Agreements and Environmental Labelling in the Nordic Countries

Voluntary Agreements and Environmental Labelling in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer , and Rikke Fischer-Bogason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322393

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Environmental Management and Regulation, Economic and Legal Instruments, Environmental Voluntary Agreements (VA), Eco-labelling Schemes, Nordic Countries

Important areas of focus for the Nordic Council of Ministers are assessments of the effects of regulatory instruments for environmental management and regulation. Economic and legal instruments are regularly mapped...

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries
			: Use, occurence and toxicology

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries : Use, occurence and toxicology »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Athanasios A. Katsogiannis , Gitte Alsing Pedersen , Allan Astrup Jensen , Pia Brunn Poulsen , Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jörgensen , Mandana Ghisari , Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir , Dorte Herzke , Sophie Jensen , Christina Jönsson , Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdottir , Stefan Posner , Sandra Roos , and D Xenia Trier

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325622

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Tema Nord, Perfluorinated Substances, PFOS, PFOA, Toxic Effects, Industrial Sectors

This Tema Nord report presents a study based on open information and custom market research to review the most common perfluorinated substances (PFC) with less focus on PFOS and PFOA.The study includes three major...

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants
			: - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants : - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mímir Arnórsson , Maria Dam , Kirsten Davanger , Arntraut Goetsch , Dorte Herzke , Sandra Huber , Lennart Kaj , Inge Mortensen , Hrönn Ó. Jörundsdóttir , Mikael Remberger , Martin Schlabach , Richard Schwartson , and Jette Vester

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325615

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products, Faroe Island, Iceland, Greenland, Waste Water Treatment Systems

The application of pharmaceuticals and personal care products is substantial in industrialized and high-income north-western European societies. Faroe Island, Iceland and Greenland are part of this modern society,...

Polar Law Textbook II

Polar Law Textbook II »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Natalia Loukacheva

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325509

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic, Antarctica, Polar Regions, Legal Developments, Law in Dealing, Polar Law Issues

Developments in the Arctic and Antarctica continue to be the subject of growing public interest and academic, political, scientific, and media discourse. The global magnitude of the changes that are currently takin...

Natural Capital in a Nordic context
			: Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity

Natural Capital in a Nordic context : Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Leonardo Mazza , Tiina Pursula , and Patrick ten Brink

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325349

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Approaches, Capital Accounting, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Gaia Consulting, European Environmental Policy

The report reviews different international approaches for natural capital accounting. The five approaches reviewed are attempts to help create an improved evidence base on the links between biodiversity and ecosyst...

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains
			:  - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains : - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jürg Hutter , Jens Johansson , Anna Larsson , Alina Pathan , Alain Schilli , and Iivo Vehviläinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325196

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impacts, Product Chains, REMs, Cleantech Industry Metals, Supply Chain, Solar Panels

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry Metals form a central part of the global economy, but their extraction and supply...

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Katarina Hansson , Lennart Kaj , Helene Lunder , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324649

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plasticisers, Sweeteners, Pristine Environments, Phthalates, Adipates, Sewage Lines

The report Selected plasticisers and additional sweeteners in the Nordic Environment describes the findings of a Nordic environmental study. The study has been done as a screening, that is, it provides a snapshot o...