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Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Canada Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115151e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/innovation-agricultural-productivity-and-sustainability-in-canada_9789264238541-en
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The Canadian food and agriculture sector is for the most part competitive and export-oriented: although challenges and opportunities vary significantly between regions, primary agriculture benefits from an abundance of natural resources and faces...
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.
Towards Green Growth? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9715071e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/towards-green-growth_9789264234437-en
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This report evaluates progress since the 2011 Green Growth Strategy and highlights where there is broad scope to heighten the ambition and effectiveness of green growth policy.
Biodiversity Policy Response Indicators Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jrxd8j24fbv.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/biodiversity-policy-response-indicators_5jrxd8j24fbv-en
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This paper reviews a number of OECD data sources to examine their potential for establishing indicators which can contribute to monitoring progress towards two of the 2011-2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), namely Target 3 on Incentives and...
 
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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.