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National Climate Change Adaptation Click to Access:
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This report draws upon emerging monitoring and evaluation practices across developed and developing countries to identify four tools that countries can draw upon in their own assessment frameworks.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
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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.
Water Resources Allocation Click to Access:
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Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform.
Impacts of Carbon Prices on Indicators of Competitiveness Click to Access:
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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.