Environment

 

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Aligning Policies for a Low-carbon Economy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0315021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/aligning-policies-for-a-low-carbon-economy_9789264233294-en
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This report produced in co-operation with the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Transport Forum (ITF) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) identifies the misalignments between climate change objectives and policy and regulatory...
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.
Taxing Energy Use 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/2315121e.pdf
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  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/232015121f1.epub
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/taxation/taxing-energy-use-2015_9789264232334-en
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This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries; together, they cover 80% of global energy use.
Measuring environmental innovation using patent data Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js009kf48xw.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/measuring-environmental-innovation-using-patent-data_5js009kf48xw-en
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This paper refines indicators to measure innovation in environment-related technologies, drawing on recent methodological advances that allow a more accurate assessment of environment-related innovation in a broader range of countries and covering a greater variety of the relevant technologies....
 
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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.