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  • 28-April-2021

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    The Economic Benefits of Air Quality Improvements in Arctic Council Countries

    The Arctic is a vital region that helps preserve the balance of the global climate. The Arctic environment is particularly sensitive to short-lived climate pollutants, including black carbon, due to their strong warming effect. With ambitious policy action to reduce air pollutants, Arctic Council countries would obtain a positive effect on health and the environment throughout their territory, while also helping to slow down climate change by reducing emissions of black carbon. This report calls for ambitious policy action to reduce air pollution in Arctic Council countries, highlighting the environmental, health, and economic benefits from policy action.
  • 26-September-2016

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    Environmental taxes: Key findings for Finland

    This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Finland. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.

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  • 5-June-2009

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    Finland has reduced pollution but must now green the economy

    Finland has reduced pollution and improved its environmental quality through pioneering approaches like green taxes.

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  • 5-May-2009

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Finland 2009

    OECD's comprehensive review of Finland's environmental programs and policies covers air and water management, nature and biodiversity, sustainable development, the environment-economy interface, the environment-social interface, and international commitments. The review includes relevant statistical information as well as a series of recommendations for strengthening environmental infrastructure, implementing environmental policy and integrating environmental concerns into economic decisions.