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Seine Basin, Île-de-France, 2014: Resilience to Major Floods Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4214021e.pdf
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This study examines flood risk prevention of the Seine in the Ile-de-France region. It highlights the impacts a major flood, like the one in 1910, could have on the well-being of citizens, city management and the economy.
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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Water withdrawals Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/water/water-withdrawals.htm
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Water withdrawals are defined as freshwater taken from ground or surface water sources, either permanently or temporarily, and conveyed to a place of use.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Sweden 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/oecd-environmental-performance-reviews-sweden-2014_9789264213715-en
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This report is the third OECD review of Sweden’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on Sweden's longstanding commitment to mitigating emissions of greenhouse gases and its...
The Stringency of Environmental Regulations and Trade in Environmental Goods Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxrjn7xsnmq.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/trade/the-stringency-of-environmental-regulations-and-trade-in-environmental-goods_5jxrjn7xsnmq-en
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This report assesses conceptually and empirically the extent to which the stringency of environmental regulations drives international trade in environmental goods. Many of the measures governments adopt to address issues such as local air and water pollution or GHG emissions take the form of...
 
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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.