Environmental Transition in Nordic and Baltic Countries

Environmental Transition in Nordic and Baltic Countries

by Hans Aage

ISBN-10: 185898629X

ISBN-13: 9781858986296

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
New Horizons in Environmental Economics Series
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Contributors
Pt. 1Introduction
1Environmental Transition: A Comparative View3
2Welfare Indices and the Environmental Resource Base16
Pt. 2Nordic Countries
3Iceland: Fish Stocks, Geothermal Power, and Desertification33
4Finland: Forestry, Energy Policy, and Restructuring48
5Norway: North Sea Oil, Resource Rents, and Long-Term Policies63
6Sweden: Nuclear Phasing Out, Acidification, and Green Taxes78
7Denmark: Energy Efficiency, Water Purification, and Policy Instruments94
Pt. 3Baltic Countries
8Estonia: Oil-Shale, Environment, and Growth Scenarios111
9Estonia: Energy Prices, Environmental Taxes, and Policy Implementation126
10Latvia: Energy Imports, Eutrophication, and Forest Resources141
11Latvia: The Environmental Policy Plan, Resources, and Public Awareness156
12Lithuania: Nuclear Power, Pollution, and Restructuring172
13Lithuania: Energy Imports and Exports, and Economic Instruments187
Pt. 4International Co-operation
14Environmental Co-operation in the Baltic Region203
15International Assistance and European Integration214

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