Portugal State of the Environment Report 2012

REPORT COVERAGE

Portugal
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REPORT DETAILS

Relatório do Estado do Ambiente: REA 2012 Portugal
Portuguese
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Portugal State of the Environment Report 2012
Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, I.P.

FORMAT & ACCESSIBILITY

report (static source)
2012
1 year
103

AUDIENCE & CONTEXT

Policy makers (national level), Policy makers (sub-regional / local), Civil society & NGOs, Academia, Business, Public, Media

STRUCTURE

Yes
30
How are indicators used Primarily (>50%) Ocasionally (<50%) None
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- -
- -
- -
- -
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Implicitly
Not used

TOPICS COVERED

Focus Indicators
Major
(chapter)
Some
(section(s))
Minor
(ocasionally mentioned)
None Several
(>5)
Some
(3-5)
Few
(1-2)
None
(0)
Air pollution - - - - - -
Biodiversity - - - - - -
Chemicals - - - - - -
Climate change - - - - - -
Environment and health - - - - - -
Land use - - - - - -
Natural resources - - - - - -
Noise - - - - - -
Soil - - - - - -
Waste and material resources - - - - - -
Water - - - - - -
Various other issues - - - - - - -
Risks
- - - - - - -
Agriculture - - - - - - -
Energy - - - - - - -
Fisheries - - - - - -
Household consumption - - - - - - -
Industry - - - - - -
Green economy - - - - - -
Tourism - - - - - -
Transport - - - - - -
Environmental technology - - - - - - -
Policy instruments - - - - - - -
Environmental scenarios - - - - - - -
Coast and seas - - - - - - -
Specific regions - - - - - - -
Urban environment - - - - - - -

Short description from SERIS (old):

This report is the essential tool for supporting the design, implementation and evaluation of environmental policy, assuming a central role in assessing and reporting environmental performance of the country. In 2012 the main topics covered by the SoER are: water, climate change, air, waste, soil and biodiverdity, noise and hazards. Report type: National SoE report Source URL: http://www.apambiente.pt/

Overview of table of contents and indicators in report

General Framework: Socio-Economic Framework: 1. Eco-efficiency of the energy and transport sectors 2. Energy and carbon intensity of the economy 3. Domestic material consumption 4. Environmental taxes 5. Environmental management instruments Water Quality: 6. Drinking water quality 7. Bathing water quality 8. Surface water quality Climate Change: 9. Greenhouse gas emissions 10. Extreme weather events 11. Precipitation and surface air temperature 12. Sea surface temperature 13. Electricity consumption from renewable energy sources Air Quality: 14. Emissions of acidifying and eutrophying substances 15. Emissions of tropospheric ozone precursors 16. Episodes of tropospheric ozone pollution 17. Air quality index Waste: 18. Municipal waste generation 19. Municipal waste treatment and disposal 20. Packaging waste recovery 21. Transboundary movement of waste Soil and Biodiversity: 22. Aquaculture production 23. Sales of plant protection products 24. Gross nutrient balance – nitrogen and phosphorus 25. Fish stocks below safe biological limits 26. Area under organic farming 27. Classified areas for nature conservation and biodiversity Noise: 28. Population exposed to environmental noise Risks: 29. Forest fires 30. Desertification susceptibility