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The Role of Forests in Climate Change: Nordic Experience
			: The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy.

The Role of Forests in Climate Change: Nordic Experience : The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy. »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sepul Barua , Marisa Camargo , Majella Clarke , Matias Pekkanen , Anders Portin , and Jussi Viding

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325967

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Role of Forests, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Carbon Stocks, Carbon Sinks, Ground Biomass

The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy. The report ai...

The use of emissions trading in relation to other means of reducing emissions
			: A Nordic comparative study

The use of emissions trading in relation to other means of reducing emissions : A Nordic comparative study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313407

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economy and national budget, Climate Change Strategies, Curb Emissions, Emissions Trading Scheme, European Union, Climate Policies

For quite a long time the Nordic countries have had explicitly formulated climate change strategies and have used various measures intended to curb emissions. Since 1 January 2005 an emissions trading scheme is in...

Greening the economy: Nordic experiences and challenges

Greening the economy: Nordic experiences and challenges »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll , Karin Ibenholt , and John Magne Skjelvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322294

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Crisis, Climate Change, Economic Instruments, Environmental Quality, Element of Economic, Vista Analyse

After the recent financial and economic crisis, greening the economy has become a major focus for international and national discussions: How to combine forceful and effective action to meet climate change and othe...

Implementing the Selfoss declaration
			: Recommendations to Nordic forestry

Implementing the Selfoss declaration : Recommendations to Nordic forestry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320856

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Selfoss Iceland, Ministers and Secretaries, Importance of Forests, Environmental Challenges, Global Climate Change, Global Administration

In August 2008 the Ministers and Secretaries of state responsible for Forestry in the Nordic countries held a conference in Selfoss Iceland. The topic of the conference was the importance of forests in facing up tw...

Physical Climate Science since IPCC AR4
			: A brief update on new findings between 2007 and April 2010

Physical Climate Science since IPCC AR4 : A brief update on new findings between 2007 and April 2010 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Halldór Björnsson , Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen , Jouni Räisänen , and Markku Rummukainen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320788

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, IPCC, Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), Climate Change, Climate Observations, Climate Modelling, Ocean Acidification

This report provides an update of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), focusing on the physical climate system that in the IPCC work is addressed by its Working Group I. The report considers progress in underst...

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...

The IT-based Services of the Future
			: Report by the Nordic Council of Ministers IT-policy Expert Group

The IT-based Services of the Future : Report by the Nordic Council of Ministers IT-policy Expert Group »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kajsa Ahlgren , Thorolfur Arnason , Hans Bandhold , Ulf Blomqvist , Knud Erik Skouby , Pirjo-Leena Forsström , Anders Gustafsson , Ingvild Myhre , and Thomas Nordling

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320818

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Stimulation and Development, IT Field, MR-U, Climate Change, Development of IT-based Services, Nordic IT Co-operation

As part of the stimulation and development of co-operation in the IT field, MR-U set up a group of eminent external experts to advise the Nordic Council of Ministers on IT issues. The group devised four future scen...

Nordic Biodiversity Beyond 2010
			: Challenges and Experiences in Global Perspective

Nordic Biodiversity Beyond 2010 : Challenges and Experiences in Global Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320283

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Depend on Biodiversity, Economic Opportunities, Economic Impacts of Climate Change, Experiences in Global Perspective, Non-governmental Organizations, Nordic Symposium on Biodiversity

We all depend on biodiversity, but we must make biodiversity relevant to people. The long-term loss of nature and biodiversity is, however, not as easily translated into clear messages, let alone economic opportuni...

Signs of Climate Change in Nordic Nature

Signs of Climate Change in Nordic Nature »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Changing, Temperature, Marine- and Freshwater, Pollen and Growing Seasons Begin Earlier, Bird Populations Decrease, Sensitive Nature

Not only is the climate changing, our natural world is already being affected by the increase in temperature, change in precipitation and wind pattern etc. already seen. In order to track these changes, as they occ...

Climate Policy: Costs and Design
			: A survey of some recent numerical studies

Climate Policy: Costs and Design : A survey of some recent numerical studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mads Greaker , Christian Grorud , Michael Hoel , and Ingeborg Rasmussen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318884

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Climate Policies, Numerical Analyses, Costs of Reducing Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Economy and national budget

There is a large and growing literature focusing on economic issues related to climate change and climate policies. This report presents a discussion of some of the recent studies. The focus is on various numerical...