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Towards Green Growth? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9715071e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/towards-green-growth_9789264234437-en
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This report evaluates progress since the 2011 Green Growth Strategy and highlights where there is broad scope to heighten the ambition and effectiveness of green growth policy.
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.
Green skills and innovation for inclusive growth Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9715121e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/green-skills-and-innovation-for-inclusive-growth_9789264239296-en
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The second ‘green skills’ forum organised by Cedefop and the OECD-LEED in February 2014 provided an open space for discussion between researchers, policy-makers, social partners and international organisations on skills development and training needs...
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.