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  • 21 Oct 2015
  • Laura Merrill, Andrea M. Bassi, Richard Bridle, Lasse T. Christensen
  • Pages: 59
This report presents research on fossil fuel subsidy reform across 20 countries and reveals an average reduction in national GHG emissions of 11% by 2020 from potential reform, and savings of USD 93 per tonne of CO2.
The Nordic consumer organisations - government agencies and authorities - have collaborated on educational issues since the 1960s. Over the last ten years, collaboration in the sector of consumer education has been extended to the Baltic States. For...
  • 13 Nov 2018
  • Lauri Tammiste, Helen Poltimäe, Piret Kuldna, Tiit Kallaste, Kerli Kirsimaa, Olavi Grünvald, Kalle Kuusk
  • Pages: 87
This technical analysis for the Nordic Green to Scale for countries report was commissioned to Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Tallinn Centre. The project zooms in on two regions: the Baltic States, Poland and Ukraine in Europe; and Kenya and...
Nordic Green to Scale for countries zooms in on two regions: Kenya and Ethiopia in East Africa and the Baltic States, Poland and Ukraine in Europe. This report presents the emission reduction potential of 10 selected solutions for the African target...
  • 16 Nov 2016
  • Jan Ivar Korsbakken, Borgar Aamaas
  • Pages: 118
This technical analysis for the Nordic Green to Scale report was commissioned to CICERO (Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo), which is Norway’s foremost institute for interdisciplinary climate research. The report...
  • 03 Jul 2008
  • Bjørn Bauer, Ida Bode, Bo Larsen, Martin Standley, Lena Stigh
  • Pages: 77
Technology procurement is a method of merging public procurement with innovation in order to achieve specific, eg. environmental, benefits. The objective of this report has been to provide a clear and well structured review of Nordic and...
  • 20 Nov 2018
  • Jørgen Fenhann, Susanne Konrad, Per Harry Wretlind, Sofia Kazmi Høgsbro, Philip Drost
  • Pages: 52
If the Paris Agreement is to be implemented successfully, it is crucial that all actors step up their actions, including non-state actors such as businesses, cities, regions and investors. Transparency is crucial but still largely missing from the...
  • 15 Apr 2008
  • Peder J. Pedersen, Marianne Røed, Eskil Wadensjö
  • Pages: 127
In 1954 the Nordic countries entered a formal agreement on free labour mobility. Migration profiles have changed very much over the years since then. The Nordic agreement on free mobility is however still a clear advantage, both for the affected...
Exposure to endocrine disruptors(EDs) is suspected to lead to a number of negative effects on human health and for wildlife. In this report the costs for effects on male reproductive health (testicular cancer, hypospadias, cryptorchidism and...
  • 27 Aug 2018
  • Inge Tetens, Hanna Eneroth, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Simon Rønnow Schacht, Inga Thorsdottir, Liisa Valsta
  • Pages: 53
This report summarizes a Nordic symposium on the current use and challenges in applying a dual risk assessment approach in the setting of nutrition recommendations. The symposium is timed with respect to the forthcoming update of the Nordic Nutrition...
  • 02 Mar 2007
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 142
In order to assist public procurement in facing up to environmental considerations, criteria have been developed in the Nordic countries over the last 15 years for a number of product groups both under national auspices and under the auspices of the...
The report analyses the policy statements on Arctic issues released from 2010 by the EU institutions and the EU’s role-building in the Arctic political framework, notably the Arctic Council. It describes how the EU’s role in the Arctic is seen in...
  • 06 Oct 2010
  • Kajsa Ahlgren, Thorolfur Arnason, Hans Bandhold, Ulf Blomqvist, Pirjo-Leena Forsström, Anders Gustafsson, Ingvild Myhre, Thomas Nordling, Knud Erik Skouby
  • Pages: 71
As part of the stimulation and development of co-operation in the IT field, MR-U set up a group of eminent external experts to advise the Nordic Council of Ministers on IT issues. The group devised four future scenarios based on forces for change in...
The Knowledge Triangle programme was initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2011 with the aim to study and promote knowledge transfer between innovation actors in academia, industry and public sectors of the Nordic countries.
  • 09 Oct 2009
  • Jørn Bang Andersen, Patrick Crehan
  • Pages: 121
Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous and valuable materials. The European directive on WEEE gives producers and importers of EEE the responsibility to collect and treat WEEE. In order to evaluate the effectively...
  • 17 Apr 2015
  • Dagmar Hagen, Anna Lindhagen, Jussi Päivinen, Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Margit Tennokene, Terje Klokk, Maja Stade Aarønæs
  • Pages: 76
The Convention of Biological Diversity commits the parties to halt the loss of biodiversity within 2020. For accomplishing this task, the Aichi targets have been established. Aichi target 15 aims at restoring 15% of damaged ecosystems by 2020.
  • 24 Mar 2017
  • Hrafnhildur Bragadóttir, Stefán Gíslason
  • Pages: 70
The Nordic Bioeconomy Initiative, NordBio, was a cooperation program launched under Iceland’s presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2014, with the aim to accelerate the development of a sustainable bioeconomy in the Nordic countries, and...
The project presents a calculation of the benefits and effects of the current market surveillance of ecodesign and energy labelling in the Nordic countries.
  • 20 Aug 2012
  • Claus Egeris Nielsen
  • Pages: 121
Seventeen Nordic and international labelling and certification schemes met at an international workshop on dialogue and cooperation at Lund’s University in November 2011. With this meeting among schemes across fields such as the environment, organic,...
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