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Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement builds on the convention (1/CP.21 Adoption of the Paris Agreement) and for the first time brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. The Agreement's aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping the global temperature rise this century well-below 2 degrees Celsius, and also even limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. All nations that have signed the convention need to set action plans on how to reduce their climate effect and act in line with the goal to keep a global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius.

Planetary boundaries

Planetary boundaries

The planetary boundaries concept presents a set of nine planetary boundaries within which humanity can continue to develop and thrive for generations to come. The nine areas regulate the stability and resilience of the Earth system. Crossing these boundaries increases the risk of generating large scale abrupt or irreversible environmental changes.

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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbones (PAHs)

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbones (PAHs)

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbones, PAHs, are organic compounds containing only carbon and hydrogen, arranged in aromatic rings. PAHs are found in coal and tar deposits. The PAHs are also produced by the thermal decomposition of organic matter (for example in engines and incinerators or when biomass is burnt, like in forest fires). PAHs are found to be carcinogenic at exposure. Some PAHs are restricted under REACH.

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Private label products

Private label products

Private label products are products that are produced by a supplier and branded by another company which provide the product to the market. If importing private label products to the EU market, the business distributing the products to the market has full responsibility that the product is compliant to the EU laws and regulations.