OECD Environment Statistics

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The OECD Environmental Statistics database provide a unique collection of policy-relevant environmental statistics.

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Keywords:  transition economies, climate change, indicators, biodiversity, trade, natural resources, biosafety, economic policy, environment, sustainable development, waste, outlook, transport, eco-innovation, chemical safety, water

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The OECD Environmental Policy Stringency Index (EPS) is a country-specific and internationally-comparable measure of the stringency of environmental policy. Stringency is defined as the degree to which environmental policies put an explicit or implicit price on polluting or environmentally harmful behaviour. It covers 28 countries.

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Keywords:  taxes, policy instrument, trading schemes, R&D, emissions limits
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