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Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries
			: Policies for sustainability and green growth

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries : Policies for sustainability and green growth »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Valborg Kvakkestad , Øystein Skutevik , and Anne Strøm Prestvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325950

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Agricultural Products, Natural Resources, Fragile Ecosystems, Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Green Growth, Water Pollution

In the future, demand for agricultural products will increase. The agricultural sector must meet the increase in demand without compromising the natural resources of which it depends on and damage fragile ecosystem...

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment

Analysis, Fate and Toxicity of Zinc- and Copper Pyrithione in the Marine Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ingela Dahllöf , Dorthe Groth Petersen , Katja Grunnet , Rune Haller , Morten Hjorth , and Kristine Maraldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311830

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Fate, Biocide, Anti-fouling Paints, Benthic Community, Pelagic Community, Marine Environment

Environmental fate and effect of ZPT, a booster biocide in anti-fouling paints for boats has been studied. Using a new analytical method for simultaneous determination of zinc- and copper pyrithione (ZPT/CPT) showe...

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...

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors
			: Sustainable consumption and production, Environment

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors : Sustainable consumption and production, Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Loannis Bakas , Eivind Bøe , Birgitte Jørgensen Kjær , Janus Kirkeby , Anna-Karin Ohls , Johan Sidenmark , and Martin Uhre Mandrup

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322300

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, Building and Construction Sector, Voluntary Measures, Hazardous Substances, Building Waste, Construction Waste

The study has identified and evaluated waste prevention initiatives in the building and construction sector. The main part of the initiatives is based on information tools such as guidelines, handbooks, calculation...

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Anders Borgen , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Mikael Harju , Dorte Herzke , Lennart Kaj , Karin Norström , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322218

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs), Environmental Samples, Screening, Chemical Analyses, Non-polybrominated Diphenyl, Detectable Levels

The present report describe the results of screening analyses of the occurrence of "new" brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in environmental samples from the Nordic countries. The aim of the screening was to establ...

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
			: In a Nordic Perspective

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) : In a Nordic Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316194

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Capture of CO2, Industrial Processes, Geological Storage, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Climate Context, Specifically Pertaining

Capture of CO2 from industrial processes and geological storage may become a major option to mitigate man-made emissions of CO2. This study aims at providing understanding of the current state of carbon dioxide cap...

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms
			: Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms : Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Dam , Reinhold Fieler , Kim Gustavson , Gitte I. Petersen , Claus Jørgensen , Magnus P. Magnussen , Jostein Solbakken , and Eva Yngvadottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318402

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), PCB, Nordic Fish Farms, Nordic Countries, Veterinary Medicines, Antibiotic Resistance

Fish from Nordic fish farms have been criticized for containing "too high" concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) among others dioxin and PCB. These allegations have caused debate and may have a neg...

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors
			: The Power and Steel Sectors

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors : The Power and Steel Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Henrik Bergsager , and Anna Korppoo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325356

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Greenhouse Gas, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Electricity and Steel Sectors, Guanxi and Nomenklatura, Emission Growth, Political Leadership

A significant share of the greenhouse gas emitting activities of China is operated by state owned enterprises (SOEs). This report, written by Fridtjof Nansen Institute for the Nordic Council of Ministers, discusses...

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...

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...