Measuring Sustainable Development
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Measuring Sustainable Development

Integrated Economic, Environmental and Social Frameworks

The papers in this conference proceedings address the various conceptual, measurement and statistical policy issues that arise when applying accounting frameworks to the concept of sustainable development.
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Publication Date :
07 July 2004
DOI :
10.1787/9789264020139-en
 
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A Framework for Estimating Carbon Dioxide Emissions Embodied in International Trade of Goods You do not have access to this content

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Author(s):
Nadim Ahmad
Pages :
129–153
DOI :
10.1787/9789264020139-11-en

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Efforts such as the Kyoto Protocol to reduce emissions that may be linked to climate change focus on six green house gases of which carbon dioxide is by far the largest by volume, representing about 80% of the total emissions of these six gases. Almost all carbon dioxide is emitted during the combustion of fossil fuels and OECD countries...