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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Poland 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9715131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/oecd-environmental-performance-reviews-poland-2015_9789264227385-en
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This report is the third OECD review of Poland’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on forestry and biodiversity, as well as waste and materials management.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/waste-generation-and-recycling_gen_papers-v2008-art10-en
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There are two serious failures that arise in the management of solid waste. The first relates to the existence of negative externalities in the individual decision-making over waste generation and disposal. When individuals decide on how much to ...

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Forest resources Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/forest/forest-resources.htm
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Forest resources refer to the intensity of use of forest resources (timber). It relates actual harvest or fellings to annual productive capacity.
Safety Assessment of Foods and Feeds Derived from Transgenic Crops, Volume 2 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9712121e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/safety-assessment-of-foods-and-feeds-derived-from-transgenic-crops-volume-2_9789264180338-en
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Volume II of this series compiles the science-based consensus documents of the OECD Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds from 2009 to 2014. They contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of food/feed products of...
Impacts of Carbon Prices on Indicators of Competitiveness Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js37p21grzq.pdf
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Concerns around potential losses of competitiveness as a result of unilateral action on carbon pricing are often central for policy makers contemplating the introduction of such instruments. This paper is a review of literature on ex post empirical evaluations of the impacts of carbon prices on...
 
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Thematic Video on Environment

Global emissions of CO2 from the energy sector have grown by more than 1.5% per year since 1990. Explicit carbon pricing and support policies can help control this growth.