Environment

 

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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Iceland 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/oecd-environmental-performance-reviews-iceland-2014_9789264214200-en
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This report is the third OECD review of Iceland’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on the environmental aspects of Iceland's energy and tourism policies.
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.
Guidance Document on the Validation of (Quantitative) Structure-Activity Relationship [(Q)SAR] Models Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9750691e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/guidance-document-on-the-validation-of-quantitative-structure-activity-relationship-q-sar-models_9789264085442-en
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This document presents principles and helpful guides for validating (Q)SAR technology for a variety of applications.
Environment and Regional Trade Agreements Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz0v4q45g6h.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/trade/environment-and-regional-trade-agreements_5jz0v4q45g6h-en
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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...
 
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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.