Environment

 

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Towards Green Growth in Southeast Asia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4314091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/development/towards-green-growth-in-southeast-asia_9789264224100-en
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Carried out in consultation with officials and researchers from across the region, Towards Green Growth in Southeast Asia provides a framework for regional leaders to design their own solutions to move their countries towards green growth.
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.
Water Governance in Tunisia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/4214181e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/governance/water-governance-in-tunisia_9789264174337-en
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This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges.
Public Financial Institutions and the Low-carbon Transition Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxt3rhpgn9t.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment-and-sustainable-development/public-financial-institutions-and-the-low-carbon-transition_5jxt3rhpgn9t-en
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Public financial institutions (PFIs) are well-positioned to act as a key leverage point for governments’ efforts to mobilise private investment in low-carbon projects and infrastructure. The study identifies the tools, instruments and approaches used by five PFIs to directly support and...
 
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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.