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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...

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Heleen de Wit , Erik Framstad , Erik Karltun , Markku Larjavaara , Raisa Mäkipää , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325103

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Climate System, Nordic Countries, Greenhouse Gas Carbon Dioxide, Complex Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Old Forests

Forests play a key role in the global climate system. The Nordic countries have extensive forests with large and growing tree biomass that captures substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. Nordic f...

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326667

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Force, Nordic Countries, Retirement Age, Absent Additional Pension Policy Changes, Educational Level, Field of Study

The labour force in Nordic countries will change over the next few years. Absent additional pension policy changes, a majority of working persons age 50 and older will retire by 2020. Average retirement age varies...

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312806

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Society Development, Ecological Sustainability, Sewage Sludge Directive, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Silviculture, Nordic Countries

In the society development towards increased ecological sustainability, decreasing landfill and increasing reuse of sewage sludge are of high priority. Within the European Union, a revision of the regulations for r...

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312189

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Particle Emissions, Chemical Composition, Atmospheric Aerosols, 3D EMEP Eulerian Model, Atmospheric Particles, Nordic Countries

This project evaluates the present level of atmospheric particles in the Nordic countries and determine their origin by characterisation of the particle emissions, the chemical composition and size distribution of...

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems
			: A comparative description based on Nordic countries

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems : A comparative description based on Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Iben Bolvig , Inés Hardoy , Merja Kauhanen , Reija Lilja , and Marianne Røed

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315715

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Supply, Unemployment Insurance Systems, Nordic Countries, Labour Market Situation, Low Skilled Adults, Unemployment Benefit System

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems. A comparative description based on Nordic countriesIn this report we describe and discuss the changing character of unemployment...

Nordic Exports of Goods and Exporting Enterprises

Nordic Exports of Goods and Exporting Enterprises »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327275

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Geographical Markets, Nordic Countries, Domestic Employment, Export Market, Statistical Institutes, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

This report analyses the exports of goods from the Nordic countries and the exporting enterprises in the period 2008 to 2012. The report addresses issues such as: What are the strongholds of the Nordic countries, b...

Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows

Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Nella Canales Trujillo , Mikko Halonen , Julia Illman , and Shelagh Whitley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327022

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Finance Commitment, Developing Countries, Climate Action, Three Nordic Case Studies, Mobilising Private Investment, Finance Landscape

In spite of the climate finance commitment by the developed countries to mobilise jointly 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries from a wide variety of sources, there is no cl...

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe...

Prevention of Textile Waste
			: Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments

Prevention of Textile Waste : Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristiina Aalto , Nikola Kiørboe , Birgitte Kjær , Beatrice Kogg , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323857

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Waste, Environmental Impacts, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Life Cycle, Textile Market, Nordic Countries

Textile exerts various environmental impacts throughout its life cycle. Prevention of textile waste is one means to reduce these impacts. This study seeks to map-out the flow of textile products in the three Nordic...