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Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115181e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/mitigating-droughts-and-floods-in-agriculture_9789264246744-en
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Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, notably of droughts and floods to which the agriculture sector is particularly exposed.
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.
Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the Netherlands Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115141e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/innovation-agricultural-productivity-and-sustainability-in-the-netherlands_9789264238473-en
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The Dutch food, agriculture and horticulture sector is innovative and export oriented, with high value-added along the food chain and significant world export shares for many products.
Social Costs of Morbidity Impacts of Air Pollution Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm55j7cq0lv.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/social-costs-of-morbidity-impacts-of-air-pollution_5jm55j7cq0lv-en
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Outdoor air pollution is a major determinant of health worldwide. The greatest public health effects are from increased mortality in adults. However, both PM and O3 also cause a wide range of other, less serious, health outcomes; and there are effects on mortality and morbidity of other...
 
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Global emissions of greenhouse gases must be reduced to net zero by the end of the century in order to keep the global average temperature increase below 2°C.