Climate Policies in the Nordics

Reprint No. 2019:25

Author(s): Lars Calmfors and John HasslerYear: 2019 Title: Nordic Economic Policy Review 2019: Climate Policies in the Nordic Countries Editor(s): Lars Calmfors and John HasslerPublisher: Nordic Council of MinistersCity: Copenhagen, Denmark Pages: 7–19
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Climate Policies in the Nordics Lars Calmfors and John Hassler

Climate change has become a key concern for policy makers, business leaders and individuals all over the world. There exists a broad scientific consensus that the emissions of greenhouse gases, mainly carbon dioxide (CO2), is responsible for global warming that, if not halted, could have unacceptable consequences, including catastrophic ones, in at least parts of the world.

Calmfors, Lars and John Hassler (2019), "Climate Policies in the Nordics". Pp. 7–19 in Lars Calmfors and John Hassler, eds., Nordic Economic Policy Review 2019: Climate Policies in the Nordic Countries. Copenhagen, Denmark: Nordic Council of Ministers.

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