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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...

Measuring sustainability and decoupling
			: A survey of methodology and practice

Measuring sustainability and decoupling : A survey of methodology and practice »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289314107

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Policies, Decoupling Indicators, Environmental Quality, Compromising Economic Growth, Economic and Social Impacts, Economy and national budget

There is growing interest, among policymakers, for the prospects of decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, as they have a hard time disentangling environmental policies from their economic and s...

Environmental Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products

Environmental Information in Instructions for Use of Consumer Products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ari Nissinen , and Katriina Parikka

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311267

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Integrated Product Policy, Environmental Information, User Manuals, Durable Products, Cleaning Chemicals, Recyclable Paper

The European Union has highlighted the issue of environmentally sound use of products in the context of Integrated Product Policy, IPP. Accordingly, consumers should have easy access to understandable, relevant and...

Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster
			: Environment/Biodiversity

Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster : Environment/Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Niko Urho

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318730

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Biodiversity Loss, Synergistic Solutions, Independent Science Policy, Scientifically Credible Advice, Effective Decision-making

Since the 1970s, a variety of multilateral environmental agreements have been created to promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. However, these institutions have not been created systematicall...

Product policies on the environmental performance of washing machines
			: Investigating the synergies and coherence between policy instruments

Product policies on the environmental performance of washing machines : Investigating the synergies and coherence between policy instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anja Marie Bundgaard , Kristina Overgaard Zacho , and Arne Remmen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325837

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Eco-design, Future Product Policy, Energyrelated Products, Washing Machines, Green Public Procurements, Voluntary Environmental Agreements (VA)

This report constitutes part of the larger project Eco-design and Future Product Policy - Further research on Energyrelated Products. The objective was to investigate how nine policy instruments affect the developm...

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315555

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cost-benefit Analysis, Recognised Decision, Policy Making, Waste Management Sector, Environmental Effects, Economy and national budget

Cost-benefit analysis is a recognised decision support tool with increasing importance in policy making. This publication is a proposal for a stat-of-the-art guideline for cost-benefit analysis in the waste managem...

The True Costs of REACH

The True Costs of REACH »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310796

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Community, Proposed New Chemicals Policy, Independent Researchers, Environmental Benefits, Public Sector Studies, Industry-oriented Study

The proposed new chemicals policy of the European Community, REACH, is an important new development in environmental protection. Rather than waiting for government or independent researchers to determine that chemi...

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , and Adriaan Perrels

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320863

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Crisis, Environmental Policy, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Climate Mitigation, Green Transformation, Economy and national budget

A review study of the impacts of the economic crisis on the environment and environmental policy in Nordic countries indicates that the short run economic slowdown translates into a levelling or decline of various...

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures 
			: Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008

Environmental Technology and Innovation Drivers and Policy Measures : Summary notes from the NMRIPP Conference, Copenhagen, 2 - 3 September 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320801

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technology and Innovation, Drivers and Policy Measures, Nordic Research Institutions, Business and Research Organisations, Nordic Council of Ministers Working Group, Sustainable Consumption and Production

This report compiles summary notes of the NMRIPP Conference on "Environmental Technology and Innovation - Drivers and Policy Measures", held from 2-3 September 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The NMRIPP Conference was...

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions
			: Experiences in the Nordic countries

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions : Experiences in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Irmeli Harmaajärvi , Sirkka Heinonen , and Pekka Lahti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310451

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Structure and Land, Intervention to this Process, Environmental and Transport Policy, Instruments to Develop Urban, Decision-making Levels, Long-term Effects of Decisions Concerning

The Nordic countries have a lot of common features concerning urban form and transportation. Urban structure and land use have a great impact on transport volumes and on modal split and thereby also on the amount o...