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Mercury substitution priority working list
			: An input to global considerations on mercury management

Mercury substitution priority working list : An input to global considerations on mercury management »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ned Brooks , Lars D. Hylander , John Gilkeson , Jakob Maag , Nicola Pirrone , and Mark Smit

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315074

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Mercury, Emissions of Mercury, Human Exposure, Global Mercury Demand, UNEP, Global Mercury Reduction

Mercury is among our most serious health and environmental hazards and man-made emissions of mercury result in human exposure, directly and via fish consumption. As an input to global considerations on mercury mana...

Nordic Biodiversity Beyond 2010
			: Challenges and Experiences in Global Perspective

Nordic Biodiversity Beyond 2010 : Challenges and Experiences in Global Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320283

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Depend on Biodiversity, Economic Opportunities, Economic Impacts of Climate Change, Experiences in Global Perspective, Non-governmental Organizations, Nordic Symposium on Biodiversity

We all depend on biodiversity, but we must make biodiversity relevant to people. The long-term loss of nature and biodiversity is, however, not as easily translated into clear messages, let alone economic opportuni...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erling Barth , and Kalle O. Moene

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326612

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Policy Issues, Informed Non-specialists, Professional Economists, Review Articles

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316279

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Union Emission Trading Scheme, European Commission, Small Installations, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Communication Report, Economy and national budget

Directive 2003/87/EC established a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading, the EU ETS (European Union Emission Trading Scheme). In connection with the review of the Directive, called for in Article 30...

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna-Mari Ahonen , Thiago Chagas , Darragh Conway , Jelmer Hoogzaad , Suzy Huber , Juha Ollikainen , Sampo Seppänen , and Suvi Viljaranta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325332

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Carbon Market, Demand Crisis, Carbon-Intensive Infrastructure, Climate Policy, GreenStream, Global Average Temperature Rise

The global carbon market currently faces a deep demand crisis. The consequent price fall reduces the incentive to make low-carbon investments and thus increases the risk of locking in carbon-intensive infrastructur...

Hexabromocyclododecane as a possible global POP

Hexabromocyclododecane as a possible global POP »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316651

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD), Persistent Organic Pollutants, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Chemicals Group, Nordic Sea and Air Quality Group

The objective of this report is to review the relevant information on a brominated flame retardant hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) in relation to the screening criteria of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Orga...

The Potential for Green Textile sourcing from Tirupur
			:  - on the path to more sustainable global textile chains

The Potential for Green Textile sourcing from Tirupur : - on the path to more sustainable global textile chains »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Camilla Cecilie Valeur

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325592

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Tirupur, India, Zero Liquid Discharge of Wastewater, Textile Production, Green Textile Cluster, European Eco-label Flower

This report provides a thorough analysis concerning the situation in Tirupur, India, where the local government has imposed strict requirements on zero liquid discharge of wastewater in textile production. The repo...

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains
			:  - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains : - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jürg Hutter , Jens Johansson , Anna Larsson , Alina Pathan , Alain Schilli , and Iivo Vehviläinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325196

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impacts, Product Chains, REMs, Cleantech Industry Metals, Supply Chain, Solar Panels

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry Metals form a central part of the global economy, but their extraction and supply...

Young people on the edge (summary)
			: Labour market inclusion of vulnerable youths

Young people on the edge (summary) : Labour market inclusion of vulnerable youths »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Halvorsen , Ole-Johnny Hansen , and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325516

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Unemployment, Nordic Region, Nordic Countries, Global Economic Crisis, Nordic Council of Ministers, Labour Market

The unemployment among young people is considerably higher than the overall unemployment in the Nordic region. A growing group of young people in the Nordic countries are at a great risk of permanent exclusion with...