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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.

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...

Efficient strategy to support renewable energy
			: Integration in overall climate and energy security policies

Efficient strategy to support renewable energy : Integration in overall climate and energy security policies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elin Bergman , Martin Bo Hansen , Helge Sigurd Næss-Schmidt , and Patrik Söderholm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325691

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Renewable Energy, Climate Change, Energy Security, Low Carbon Technologies, Nordic Council, Copenhagen Economics

This report reviews how the Nordic countries can develop a strategy for renewable energy that delivers efficiently on the two underlying policy objectives of climate change and energy security challenges. The overa...

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...

Global carbon footprints
			: Methods and import/export corrected results from the Nordic countries in global carbon footprint studies

Global carbon footprints : Methods and import/export corrected results from the Nordic countries in global carbon footprint studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Glen Peters , and Christian Solli

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321594

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Carbon Footprints, Economy and national budget, Climate Policy, Territorial Emissions, Emission Inventories, Carbon Leakage

There is increasing public, media and policy interest in the concepts of carbon footprints and the emissions associated with international trade. Many wonder if our growing consumption of imported products offsets...

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...

Signs of Climate Change in Nordic Nature

Signs of Climate Change in Nordic Nature »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Changing, Temperature, Marine- and Freshwater, Pollen and Growing Seasons Begin Earlier, Bird Populations Decrease, Sensitive Nature

Not only is the climate changing, our natural world is already being affected by the increase in temperature, change in precipitation and wind pattern etc. already seen. In order to track these changes, as they occ...

The Low-Carbon Road: The twin challenges of poverty and climate change are tightly interwoven

The Low-Carbon Road: The twin challenges of poverty and climate change are tightly interwoven »

Source: Finance and Development, December 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781475537161

Keywords: energy, carbon, emissions, climate, investment

This article presents an overview of the life of Richard Layard, who believes that the basic purpose of economics is the maximization of happiness and well-being. As director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Londo...

Green Jobs: Protecting the environment can go hand in hand with economic prosperity and job opportunities

Green Jobs: Protecting the environment can go hand in hand with economic prosperity and job opportunities »

Source: Finance and Development, December 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781475537161

Keywords: energy, carbon, emissions, climate, investment

This article presents an overview of the life of Richard Layard, who believes that the basic purpose of economics is the maximization of happiness and well-being. As director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Londo...

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change »

Source: After Paris : Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mai Farid , Michael Keen , Michael Papaioannou , Ian Parry , Catherine Pattillo , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513506562

Keywords: Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Climate mitigation, climate finance, adaptation, climate, carbon, emissions, climate change, co

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for fiscal, financial, and macroeconomic policies. Most pressing is the use of carbon taxes (or equivalent trading systems) to implement the emissions mitigat...

Bangladesh: Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh: Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Bangladesh : Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513530451

Keywords: environment, environmental, climate change, trade, debt

This paper discusses progress on Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-15) of Bangladesh. For the broad picture of performance of the Sixth Plan during the first three years in terms of achieving major development targets rel...