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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...

Cordless Power Tools in the Nordic Countries

Cordless Power Tools in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311557

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Recharging the Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) Batteries, Portable Nickel-cadmium (NiCd) Batteries, Technical Factors, Cordless Power, Substituting NiMH for NiCd Batteries, Nordic Council of Ministers

The toxic heavy metal cadmium is used in rechargeable nickel cadmium (NiCd) batteries, and is spread to the environment through, among others, treatment of waste containing the batteries that have not been sorted o...

Emission Measurements During Incineration of Waste Containing Bromine

Emission Measurements During Incineration of Waste Containing Bromine »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311854

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investigation of the Emissions, Dioxin-compounds, Commercial Sector, Basis for Authorities, Owners of Incineration Plants, Nordic Council of Ministers

This report presents the results from an investigation of the emissions of dioxin-compounds that may occur from incineration of plastic waste containing brominated flame retardants (BFRs) together with waste from h...

Arctic women against men's violence
			: Arctic women conference in Luleå, Sweden

Arctic women against men's violence : Arctic women conference in Luleå, Sweden »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eva Engman , and Mildred Hedberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318709

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic Women Conference, County Organization Women’;s Shelters, Shelters and Crises Centres, Networking and Cooperation, Nordic Council of Ministers, County Council of Norrbotten

'Arctic women against men's violence' was an arctic women conference, which was included in a project implemented by the county organization Women's Shelters in Norrbotten. The conference was held in Luleå, Sweden,...

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ketil Harstad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314480

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, EU-legislation, Landfill Directive, National Leachate Monitoring Guidelines, European Legislation, Minimum Requirement Monitoring Program, Nordic Council of Ministers

EU-legislation, in particular the Landfill Directive, requires environmental monitoring of landfills, both pre- and post closure. In this report a comparison is given on national leachate monitoring guidelines in N...

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helle Ørsted Nielsen , Anders Ryelund and Carey Smith National Environmental Research Institute , Mikael Skou Andersen , and Stefan Speck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313049

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Economy and national budget, Economic Instruments, Environment and Finance Group

This new report commissioned by the Environment and Finance Group of the Nordic Council of Ministers continues the tradition of reviewing the use of economic instruments in environmental policy in the Nordic countr...

Collection and utilisation of landfill gas in the Nordic countries

Collection and utilisation of landfill gas in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289309707

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Council Directive, Utilise Landfill Gas, Energisystemer AS, Nordic Council of Ministers, Products and Waste, Landfill Gas Systems

The EC's Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste directs member states to treat and utilise landfill gas. The Nordic countries implemented the Directive during the period between 1999 - 2002. Energisy...

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321938

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers Appointed, Globalization Initiative, International Carbon Market, Development Mechanism Credit Market, Discussions on Opportunities, Environment and Finance Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers appointed, via the Globalization Initiative, the Nordic finance ministers to launch a joint Nordic project regarding the international carbon market. The purpose of the project was t...

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...