Environment

 

Latest Releases

Books and Papers

Greening Household Behaviour Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714071e.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/greening-household-behaviour_9789264214651-en
  • READ
This publication presents the results of a survey conducted in 2011 on household behaviour regarding energy, food, transport, waste and water and covering 11 countries. This edition replaces the one posted in 2011.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/waste-generation-and-recycling_gen_papers-v2008-art10-en
  • READ
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 ...

Statistics

Water withdrawals Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/water/water-withdrawals.htm
  • DATA
Water withdrawals are defined as freshwater taken from ground or surface water sources, either permanently or temporarily, and conveyed to a place of use.
Green Growth Indicators 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9713101e.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/green-growth-indicators-2013_9789264202030-en
  • READ
This book updates the 2011 Towards Green Growth: Monitoring progress. It presents the OECD framework for monitoring progress towards green growth and a selection of updated indicators that illustrate the progress that OECD countries have made since...
Environment and Regional Trade Agreements Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0v4q45g6h.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/trade/environment-and-regional-trade-agreements_5jz0v4q45g6h-en
  • READ
This report examines trends in the use of environmental provisions in Regional Trade Agreements and identifies factors which may explain the presence or absence of these provisions. The report builds on work of the OECD Joint Working Party on Trade and Environment (JWPTE) and includes results...
 
Focus


Cover Image Did You Know

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.