Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges

Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges

”There is group of countries which have done remarkably well in the face of the challenges to our modern, democratic societies… Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden might just hold the clues to solving the security, social, political, environmental and technological threats and challenges of the 21st Century”.

– These are the words of Project Director András Simonyi in the foreword to a book of essays, “Nordic Ways”.

Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges is a joint initiative by the Prime ministers of the Nordic countries. We want to invite the world to share Nordic knowledge and experiences of six priority flagship projects. These Nordic solutions will be effective tools in our common work to reach the United Nations Sustainability Goals before the year 2030.


This information comes from the website of www.norden.org (Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges).


Article from Norden.org: 10 facts about the Nordic Region and Nordic co-operation


The Explorer is a digital marketplace for green technology from Norway.


15 Nordic solutions can cut 4 gigatons of global emissions

15 Nordic solutions can cut 4 gigatons of global emissions

By scaling up just 15 proven Nordic solutions, countries all over the world can save 4 Gt of emissions every year by 2030 which is as much as the EU produces today. The costs for this scale-up equal the amount spent in just 9 days on fossil fuel subsidies.

These results come from the Nordic Green to Scale study which was launched during the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech.

Check out all the 15 solutions here.

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra has partnered with the Nordic Council of Ministers and distinguished institutions from all Nordic countries to answer a simple question: how far could we go simply by scaling up existing Nordic low-carbon solutions to a level of adoption in 2030 that has already been achieved by one or more Nordic countries today…


Read the whole article by Christian Bjørnæs in CICERO.