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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...

Climate 2050 - Literature review

Climate 2050 - Literature review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316903

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Literature, Studies Undertaken, Scenarios Analyses, Ambitious Emission Reduction Targets, Corresponding Policies, Achieve the Targets

This literature review aims to provide a brief overview of the studies undertaken regarding large-scale emission reductions in the long term. The purpose of the review is to provide an indication the consequences o...

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments

Screening of phenolic substances in the Nordic environments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Asger B. Hansen , Susanne Boutrup , Betty Bügel Mogensen , Maria Dam , and Pia Lassen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316811

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Phenolic Substances in the Nordic Environment, Long and Short Chain Alkylphenols, Bisphenols, Monoetoxylates of Octyl- and Nonylphenols, High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals, Environment Hazard to Aquatic Organisms

The aim of this Nordic study was to investigate the occurrence of different phenolic substances in the Nordic environment. The phenolic substances include both long and short chain alkylphenols, some bisphenols and...

Short- and long-term effects of accidental oil pollution in waters of the Nordic countries

Short- and long-term effects of accidental oil pollution in waters of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316705

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impact Assessments, Accidental Oil Spills in Nordic Areas, Risk for Major Accidents, Senistivity Atlases, Nordic Seas Have Specific Habitats, Different Sensitivities to Oil Spills

The main objective of the present report is to support Nordic Countries with environmental impact assessments of accidental oil spills in Nordic areas, in the work to control and reduce the cause of these effects....

Fisheries Management and Global Warming
			: Effects of climate change on fisheries in the Arctic region of the Nordic countries

Fisheries Management and Global Warming : Effects of climate change on fisheries in the Arctic region of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Arne Eide , Ann-Christin Ese , and Alf Håkon Hoel

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327299

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, FIMAGLOW, Global Warming, Arctic Fisheries, MaReMA Centre, Norwegian College, Fisheries Science

The FIMAGLOW project is a Nordic project with the aim to study possible drivers and impacts of global warming on Arctic fisheries. Two workshops has been held, serving to identify the relevant set of institutions a...

Two approaches to pricing pollution

Two approaches to pricing pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , Christina van Breugel , Mattias Enggaard , Jes Erik Jessen , Christopher Sköld , and Ulrika Stavlöt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327220

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cap and Trade Method, Pricing Pollution, Average Abatement Cost, Working Group on Environment and Economy (MEG), Working Group for SCP (HKP), Nordic Council of Ministers

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantages and challenges of the respective...

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...

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...

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...

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321938

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers Appointed, Globalization Initiative, International Carbon Market, Development Mechanism Credit Market, Discussions on Opportunities, Environment and Finance Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers appointed, via the Globalization Initiative, the Nordic finance ministers to launch a joint Nordic project regarding the international carbon market. The purpose of the project was t...