Reports

Clearing the air
2017
by:
Louise Duprez

A critical guide to the new national emission ceilings directive.

Nordic agriculture air and climate
2015
by:
Kajsa Pira et al.

A baseline and system analysis report, financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

APC 35
A 1.5 target is needed to save the Baltic Sea
March 2016
by:
Lennart Nyman

Effects of global temperature increases on the biodiversity of the Baltic Sea

APC 34
Phasing out fossil gas in Europe
March 2016
by:
Fredrik Lundberg

The natural gas industry faces strategic choices. 

APC 33
Carbon Capture and Storage in Norway, 2nd edition
March 2016
by:
Tore Braend

The Norwegian interest in CCS depends largely on the oil and gas sector.

APC 32
Carbon Capture and Storage in Norway – The moon landing that failed
2015
by:
Tore Braend

The Norwegian interest in CCS depends largely on the oil and gas sector.

APC 31
The 10 best climate mitigation measures in Northern Europe
2014-06-13
by:
Fredrik Lundberg, Gunnar B.Olesen et. al.

Ranking of best climate policy measures in the region.

APC 30
The 10 best climate mitigation measures in the Nordic Baltic Region
2013-10-25
by:
Fredrik Lundberg, Gunnar B.Olesen et. al.

Ranking of best climate policy measures in the region.

APC 29
Adequacy and feasibility of the 1.5°C long-term global limit
2013-10-02
by:
Michiel Schaeffer, Bill Hare, Marcia Rocha & Joeri Rogelj

In 2010 in Cancun Climate Convention Parties agreed to review the global goal of max. 2°C warming.

APC 28
Lost hopes for CCS – added urgency for renewable energy
2013-06-04
by:
Jeffery H.Michel

Commercial carbon capture and storage technologies will not be widely available in the foreseeable future. 

APC 27
70% less by early 2020’s – CO2 reduction in the Nordic-Baltic Region
2013-06-03
by:
Fredrik Lundberg

A 70 per cent cut in CO2 emissions by 2020 since 1990, and 95 percent by 2030 in the Nordic-Baltic region is feasible, using known technology and not exceeding reasonable costs.

APC 26
To manage or to protect?
2011
by:
Roger Olsson

The fate of the vast boreal forest belt of the northern hemisphere is crucial for global climate. This report looks into our possibilities to protect and manage these forests for climate mitigation.

 

APC 25
Boreal Forest and Climate Change - regional perspectives.
2010
by:
Roger Olsson

The boreal forest is the largest continuous land ecosystem in the world, covering about 14 per cent of the earth´s vegetated surface.

APC 24
Market-based instrument for NOx abatement in the Balitc Sea
2009
by:
Per Kågesson

Annual ship emissions of nitrogen oxides in the Baltic Sea could be cut by around 270,000 tons in 2015 by the application of an emissions charge, according to a new report. Published jointly by AirClim, T&E and EEB.

 

APC 23
Boreal Forest and Climate Change
2009
by:
Roger Olsson

A key finding of this study, based on a review of recent scientific literature, is that the boreal forests will not be able to respond to global warming by migrating northwards. Massive forest dieback is a more likely scenario. Published in cooperation with Taiga Rescue Network.

APC 22
Carbon Capture and Storage in Norway
2008
by:
Tore Braend

Strong economic and political motives, combined with a partly positive and partly silent NGO community, has contributed strongly to the present powerful commitment towards the use of CCS in Norway.

APC 21
Last Gasp of the Coal Industry
2008
by:
Gabriela von Goerne and Fredrik Lundberg

This report takes a look behind the bright vision of carbon capture and storage (CCS) given by proponents of this technology. It is not intended to damn CCS but is an appeal for wise decision-making.

APC 20
The Costs and Health Benefits of Reducing Emissions from Power Stations in Europe
2008
by:
Mark Barrett, UCL, and Mike Holland, EMRC

Concludes that the average benefit-to-cost ratio for measures at the 100 most polluting plants in Europe is 3.4, i.e. the estimated health benefits are 3.4 times bigger than the estimated emission control costs.

APC 19
Health Impacts of Emissions from Large Point Sources
2006 (Second Edition)
by:
Mike Holland, EMRC

This study combines the health impact assessment methodology used by EU's CAFE programme with an emissions database for large point sources, to assess health damage linked to emissions on a plant by plant basis.

APC 18
Status and Impacts of the German Lignite Industry
2005 (updated 2008)
by:
Jeffrey H. Michel

This study includes a historical treatment of German lignite use and discusses many of the hidden costs involved. Special consideration is paid to eastern Germany.

APC 17
Atmospheric emissions from large point sources in Europe
2004
by:
Mark Barrett, SENCO

The report identifies and lists the 200 largest emitters of sulphur dioxide and the 200 “best” fossil-fuelled power stations, in terms of SO2 and NOx emissions per useful output.

APC 16
To phase out coal
2003
by:
Fredrik Lundberg

The structure of the coal industry, its environmental effects, and the possibilities of phasing out the use of coal.

APC 15
The worst and the best - Atmospheric emissions from large point sources in Europe
2000
by:
Mark Barrett, SENCO

The report identifies and lists the 100 largest emitters of sulphur dioxide in Europe, as well as the 200 "best" fossil-fuelled power stations.

APC 14
An Alternative Energy Scenario for the European Union
2000
by:
Mark Barrett, SENCO

Background report to the study above, describing the underlying alternative low-CO2 energy scenario.

APC 13
Getting more for less
2000
by:
Christer Ågren

A study showing that the estimated annual costs for achieving the interim environmental quality targets of the proposed national emission ceilings (NECs) directive can be reduced by nearly two thirds. This result is obtained by using an low-CO2 energy scenario as the basis for the cost estimation.

APC12
Ground-level ozone
2000
by:
Håkan Pleijel

A problem largely ignored in southern Europe.

APC 11
Economic instruments for reducing emissions from sea transport
1999
by:
Per Kågeson

In comparison with additional measures taken on land, reducing emissions at sea would be very cost effective. This report presents the problems, as well as the technical and political opportunities to solve them.

APC 10
Acidification in 2010 – An assessment of the situation after ten years
1999
by:
Håkan Pleijel et al.

Study examining the outlook in the light of various assumptions concerning the trend in emissions. Concludes that acidification is likely to remain a threat even if all the proposed measures for reducing them are actually carried out.

APC9
Envronmental space – as appllied to acidifying air pollutants
1998
by:
Birigit Nielsen

The concept of environmental space makes it possible to show what reducing emissions will mean in terms of the individual.

APC8
Better together
1996
by:
Fredrik Lundberg

Discussion paper on common Nordic-Baltic energy infrastructure and policy issues from an environmentalist's point of view.

APC7
Attacking air pollution – Critical loads, airborne nitrogen, ozone precursors
1996
by:
Edited by Per Elvingsson & Christer Ågren

Principal papers read at the Fourth European NGO Strategy Seminar on Air Pollution in Göteborg, Sweden, April 28-30, 1995

APC6
Doing more than required – Plants are showing the way
1996
by:
Anna-Karin Hjalmarsson

Some utilities are already achieving lower emission levels than envisaged even for future standards

APC5
Large combustion plants – Revision of the 1988 EC directive
1995
by:
Fredrik Lundberg & Christer Ågren

WIth much air pollution coming from these sources, revision of this directive assumes exceptional importance.

APC4
To clear the air over Europe
1995
by:
Magnus Nilsson

A critical examination of the present guidelines and standards for air quality, with proposals for theor revision.

APC 3
The 100 worst sulphur emitters
1995 (2nd edition)
by:
M. Barrett and R. Protheroe.

A study mapping the 100 largest point sources of emissions of sulphur in Europe.

 

 

APC3
Sulphur emissions from large point sources in Europe
1994
by:
Mark Barrett & Rodri Protheroe

Second Edition

APC2
The "Black" Triangle
1993

The probelms of air pollution and some proposals for abatement strategies in the so-called Black Trinagle region of East-Central Europe.

APC1
The Eastern Atmosphere
1993
by:
Jürgen Salay, The Eastern Environment