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World Economic Outlook, October 2017

Seeking Sustainable Growth: Short-Term Recovery, Long-Term Challenges

The global upswing in economic activity is strengthening, providing policymakers an opportunity to build resilience against downside risks.

World Economic Outlook, October 2017

Seeking Sustainable Growth: Short-Term Recovery, Long-Term Challenges

The global upswing in economic activity is strengthening, providing policymakers an opportunity to build resilience against downside risks.

Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change
			: A Guide for Policymakers

Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change : A Guide for Policymakers »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ruud Mooij , Michael Keen , and Ian Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353933.071

ISBN: 9781616353933

Keywords: Climate policy, co2, forest, forests, subsidies, climate finance

Efforts to control atmospheric accumulations of greenhouse gases that threaten to heat up the planet are in their infancy. Although the IMF is not an environmental organization, environmental issues matter for its...

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities
			: NordLead Project Final Report

Aspects of strategic climate work in Nordic municipalities : NordLead Project Final Report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsi-Marja Lonkila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324434

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Municipalities, Climate Change Management, Climate-friendly, Local Climate, Climate Change Work, Commonalities

Nordic municipalities can have a significant impact on creating a more climate-friendly Nordic region. This study gathers valuable information about climate change management in Nordic municipalities and gives a ge...

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...

The land-use sector within the post-2020 climate regime

The land-use sector within the post-2020 climate regime »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Streck Charlotte , Eduard Merger , Charlie Parker , Timm Tennigkeit , and Andreas Wilkes

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327510

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Land-use Sector, Climate Regime, Coherent Vision, Climate Treaty, Integrated Accounting, Climate Focus

The land-use sector serves key environmental and social functions and supports the livelihoods of around a half of the world's population. Despite its importance, however, the climate regime fails to formulate a co...

Together Alone
			: BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum

Together Alone : BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Atteridge Aaron , Vihma Antto , Hallding Karl , Carson Marcus , Olsson Marie , and Román Mikael

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322249

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Emerging BASIC Powers, International Climate Negotiations, CO2 Emissions, UN Climate Negotiations, Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK)

This report, co-financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, is the result of a year-long research project driven by a quest for better understanding on how the emerging BASIC powers - Brazil, South Africa, India a...

Global Monitoring Report, 2008
			: MDGs and the Environment:  Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Global Monitoring Report, 2008 : MDGs and the Environment: Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821373842.019

ISBN: 9780821373842

Keywords: environment, climate change, environmental sustainability, health care, malnutrition

Global Monitoring Report 2008, the fifth in an annual series, is essential reading for those who wish to follow the global development agenda and debate in 2008. The year marks the midpoint toward the 2015 deadline...

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...

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...

Nordic workshop on action related to Short-lived Climate Forcers
			: Organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers Climate and Air Quality Group

Nordic workshop on action related to Short-lived Climate Forcers : Organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers Climate and Air Quality Group »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hans Ulrik Skotte Møller

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325035

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Svalbard Declaration, Climate Changes, Air Pollution, Short-lived Climate Forcers (SLCFs), Black Carbon (soot), Methane

Nordic Ministers of Environment adopted in March 2012 the "Svalbard Declaration" with decisions to reduce the negative impacts of the climate changes and air pollution caused by the emission of the so-called Short-...

Climate and Air Pollution
			:  - future challenges for the Nordic countries in relation to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and the EU

Climate and Air Pollution : - future challenges for the Nordic countries in relation to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution and the EU »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peringe Grennfelt , and Øystein Hov

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318716

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate, Air Group, Long-Range Transport, Air Pollution, Multi-Pollutant and Effect Approach, Climate Change

The Climate and Air Group under Nordic Council of Ministers supports the work within the Convention on Long-Range Transport of Air Pollution (CLRTAP). It has promoted science and policy tools including atmospheric...