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

ISBN-13:
9781858986296
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Series:
New Horizons in Environmental Economics Series
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tablesvii
List of Contributorsix
Part 1Introduction
1.Environmental Transition: A Comparative View3
2.Welfare Indices and the Environmental Resource Base16
Part 2Nordic Countries
3.Iceland: Fish Stocks, Geothermal Power, and Desertification33
4.Finland: Forestry, Energy Policy, and Restructuring48
5.Norway: North Sea Oil, Resource Rents, and Long-Term Policies63
6.Sweden: Nuclear Phasing Out, Acidification, and Green Taxes78
7.Denmark: Energy Efficiency, Water Purification, and Policy Instruments94
Part 3Baltic Countries
8.Estonia: Oil-Shale, Environment, and Growth Scenarios111
9.Estonia: Energy Prices, Environmental Taxes, and Policy Implementation126
10.Latvia: Energy Imports, Eutrophication, and Forest Resources141
11.Latvia: The Environmental Policy Plan, Resources, and Public Awareness156
12.Lithuania: Nuclear Power, Pollution, and Restructuring172
13.Lithuania: Energy Imports and Exports, and Economic Instruments187
Part 4International Co-Operation
14.Environmental Co-operation in the Baltic Region203
15.International Assistance and European Integration214
Index229

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