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The Economic Consequences of Outdoor Air Pollution Click to Access:
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This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by high concentrations of pollutants.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
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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 ...


Forest resources Click to Access:
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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.
Policy Guidance on Resource Efficiency Click to Access:
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This report responds to the request by G7 Leaders at the Schloss Elmau Summit in June 2015, for the OECD to develop policy guidance on resource efficiency.
Unpacking provisions related to transparency of mitigation and support in the Paris Agreement Click to Access:
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The agreement of an enhanced transparency framework was a key outcome of the COP 21 climate change conference in Paris. This enhanced transparency framework will play an important role in tracking progress towards the individual and collective goals agreed at COP 21 and in understanding...

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Global emissions of greenhouse gases must be reduced to net zero by the end of the century in order to keep the global average temperature increase below 2°C.
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