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.
Table of contents:
1. Conclusions and Recommendations PART I. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 2. Air. -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Policy Objectives -2. Air Pollution Trends -3. Ambient Air Quality -4. Transport Policy -5. Energy Policy 3. Noise -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Institutional Framework -2. Progress Managing Noise Exposure -3. Financing Noise Abatement -4. Future Developments 4. Waste -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Policy Framework -2. Performance in Meeting Targets -3. Looking Forward 5. Nature and Biodiversity -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Objectives of Finnish Policy on Nature and Biodiversity -2. Institutional Framework -3. Protection of Species -4. Habitat Protection -5. Sectoral Integration -6. International Co-operation -7. Financing Nature and Biodiversity Conservation PART II. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 6. Environment-Economy Interface -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Sustainable Development -2. Implementing Environmental Policy 7. Environmental-Social Interface -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Environment and Health -2. Environmental Democracy -3. Sustainable Development in Education -4. Environment and Employment PART III. INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENTS 8. International Co-operation -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Climate change -2. Marine Pollution -3. Trade and the Environment -4. Official Development Assistance -5. Regional and Bilateral Co-operation References -IA. Selected Environmental Data -I.B. Selected Economic Data -I.C. Selected Social Data -II.A. Selected Multilateral Agreements (Worldwide) -II.B. Selected Multilateral Agreements (Regional) -III. Abbreviations -IV. Physical Context -V. Selected Environmental Websites