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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...

Models for Children's Involvement 
			: Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Models for Children's Involvement : Nordic countries mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne Solberg , and Aina Winswold

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320665

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rights of the Child, Self-governing Territories, Local Environment, Publication was Produced, Norwegian Social Research, Nordic Council of Ministers

2010 is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In honour of this, we present in this publication 23 selected articles about children's involvement in the Nordic countries and in the s...

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Asger B. Hansen , Susanne Boutrup , Betty Bügel Mogensen , Maria Dam , and Pia Lassen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316811

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Phenolic Substances in the Nordic Environment, Long and Short Chain Alkylphenols, Bisphenols, Monoetoxylates of Octyl- and Nonylphenols, High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals, Environment Hazard to Aquatic Organisms

The aim of this Nordic study was to investigate the occurrence of different phenolic substances in the Nordic environment. The phenolic substances include both long and short chain alkylphenols, some bisphenols and...

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 structur...

Hazardous substances and classification of the environmental conditions in the Baltic Sea and the Kattegat
			:  - Comparisons of different Nordic approaches for marine assessments

Hazardous substances and classification of the environmental conditions in the Baltic Sea and the Kattegat : - Comparisons of different Nordic approaches for marine assessments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Bignert , Susan Londesborough , Martin M. Larsen , and Britta Pedersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316941

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Man-made Organic Chemicals, Heavy Metals, Marine Environment, Environmental Assessments, Ecotoxicological, Tributyltin (TBT)

Hazardous substances, both heavy metals and some man-made organic chemicals, are today widely distributed in the Baltic marine environment. Elevated levels of especially toxic contaminants are of concern, because t...

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...

Nordic Climate Policy
			: A Case Study on Efficient Policy Measures

Nordic Climate Policy : A Case Study on Efficient Policy Measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327558

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, GHG Emissions, Terms of a Good Environment, Climate Policies, World Resources Institute, Story of Climate Policy, International Network

The Nordic countries are often seen as green both in terms of a good environment and being capable of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This report is concerned with the development in GHG emissions over tim...

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC)
			: Literature review and applicability

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) : Literature review and applicability »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311960

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Contact Articles, Flavouring Substances, Analysis of the Toxicological, Human Health and the Environment, Industrial Chemicals, Risk Assessment

In the regulation of food contact articles and flavouring substances, the TTC concept (Threshold of Toxicological Concern) has been developed as a substitute for substance-specific information. The TTC concept is b...

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrine Aspmo Pfaffhuber , Torunn Berg , Hannele Hakola , Katriina Kyllönen , John Munthe , Petri Porvari , Matti Verta , and Ingvar Wängberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321624

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia, Reduction Controls in EU Countries, Arctic Environment, Methyl Mercury Formation, Mercury Mobilization, General Predictions

Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia show a weak declining trend in mercury deposition which can be attributed to reduction controls in EU countries. Deposition of mercury in Arctic areas is likely to be governed...

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe
			: A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe : A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326582

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Forest Related Social Values, Recreation Values are Growing, Recreation Environment Provided, Review of Social Indicators, Develop Monitoring Systems, Management of Sustainable Forestry

Forest related social values such as recreation values are growing in importance in North European countries. Our urbanized societies need social services from forests and other nature areas. One of the key ecosyst...