Environment

 

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ITF Transport Outlook 2015 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/7414021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/transport/itf-transport-outlook-2015_9789282107782-en
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The ITF Transport Outlook examines the development of global transport volumes and related CO2 emissions and health impacts through to 2050.
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.
Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organisms Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9714041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/biosafety-and-the-environmental-uses-of-micro-organisms_9789264213562-en
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These proceedings discuss the use of micro-organisms in agriculture and for production purposes such as bio-fuel, their use for bioremediation and in cleaning products, the environmental applications of insects, and environmental risk/safety...
Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7svlw8m0x.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/urban-rural-and-regional-development/urban-green-growth-in-dynamic-asia_5js7svlw8m0x-en
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The development of Asian cities is characterised by rapid and continuous urbanisation on an unprecedented scale, with rapid economic growth led in most places by the manufacturing industry, and rapidly increasing motorisation. The result has been escalating greenhouse gas emissions, sprawling...
 
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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.