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Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment

Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Industrial Applications, Consumer Products, Car Polish, Nordic Environment, General Pollution of Siloxanes, Environmental Levels

Siloxanes belong to a group of substances used in a number of industrial applications and in consumer products such as additives in fuel, car polish, cleaners, anti foamiers and car waxes. Besides this, they are wi...

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Stefan Åstrom , Mohammed Belhaj , Elisabeth G. Pacyna , Anna Glodek , Jozef M. Pacyna , John Munthe , Damian Panasiuk , and Kyrre Sundseth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317467

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Pollutant, Mercury Pollution, Methyl Mercury, Mercury Contamination, IQ Losses, Contaminated Fish

Mercury is considered a global pollutant and it has been concluded that a significant portion of humans and wildlife throughout the world are exposed to methyl mercury at levels of concern. The Governing Council of...

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...

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-...

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...

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...

Publikation: Carbon leakage from a Nordic perspective

Publikation: Carbon leakage from a Nordic perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Martin Bo Hansen , Sigrud Næss-Schmidt , and Jens Sand Kirk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323055

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Price of Emitting CO2, EU Level, Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), ETS Price, Electricity to Finance Renewable Energy Investments, Transport Costs

Increasing the price of emitting CO2 into the atmosphere is a forceful instrument. At the EU level, this is pursued through the common Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). At the national level, the ETS price is compleme...

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries
			: A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries : A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Nguyen Ngoc Duy , Hans Ellefsen , Ola Flaaten , Jónas Hallgrimsson , Cecilia Hammarlund , Øystein Hermansen , John R. Isaksen , Marko Lindroos , Max Nielsen , Anton Paulrud , Fredrik Salenius , Daniel Schütt , and Staffan Waldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327831

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Impact from Human Activities, Global Warming, Marine Ecosystems, Economic Performance, Imposing Management Instruments, Efficient Fleets

Few doubt the impact from human activities on global warming and the negative consequences of rising temperatures for both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Efficient policy instruments are needed to change the de...

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...

Russia and the Post 2012 Climate Regime
			: Emission Trends, Commitments and Bargains

Russia and the Post 2012 Climate Regime : Emission Trends, Commitments and Bargains »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Korppoo , Oleg Lugovoy , and George Sakonov

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321334

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Russian Economy, Carbon Emissions, Climate Regime, Emission Limitation Pledge, AAU, Nordic Ad Hoc Group

This report analyzes the development trends and conditions of the Russian economy, specifically its energy sector. It also reviews the projections of carbon emissions by 2020 and beyond in the context of the Russia...