OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Norway 2011

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This report presents the third OECD review of Norway’s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity.

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Executive Summary

Since the last OECD Environmental Performance Review in 2001, Norway has continued to play a pioneering role in environmental protection and sustainable development. Nationally, environmental policies have been strengthened in many areas. As a result, the quality of air and water is generally high. The number of species threatened by extinction is low by OECD standards. Internationally, Norway has spearheaded an impressive range of important initiatives.

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