Hallbarometer, Norrbottens County [SE]

Energee-Watch

The municipal committee responsible for environmental questions of the city of Luleå has been instructed from the municipal government to work for setting up a local observatory on environment and health.

The observatory is managing and regularly updating the defined indicators for the environmental targets, a website has been developed, and awareness raising activities have been organised. It has been planned for 2011 to add very concrete energy saving tips on the website. Several other Swedish municipalities (e.g. Malmö) and even Oslo (Norway) are now using the same methodology. All these cities are in contact to share experience and improve their observatory…

More info on the file attached.

Description

The main input data comes from:

  • Clean Air: air quality variables, coming from their own measurement stations
  • County administration Norrbotten: data on forest, lakes and other types of nature protected areas
  • Swedish Board of Fisheries: data on sea pollution, fishery and fishers

Main results

The observatory is managing and regularly updating the defined indicators for the environmental targets, a website has been developed, and awareness raising
activities have been organised.It has been planned for 2011 to add very concrete energy saving tips on the website.

Several other Swedish municipalities (e.g. Malmö) and even Oslo (Norway) are now using the same methodology. All these cities are in contact to share
experience and improve their observatory.