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A carbon intensive energy system in the Czech Republic contributes to one of the highest ratios of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to GDP in the OECD.
Offshore natural gas discoveries have released Israel from complete reliance on imported primary fuels and are allowing for a cleaner energy mix.
- Economic Survey of Israel
Substantial fiscal consolidation was achieved under the aegis of the 2003 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act.
- Economic Survey of India 2011
This paper assesses some welfare consequences of climate change mitigation policies.
The transition to a greener economy supported by international environmental commitments and national policies will entail structural changes in consumption patterns and industry structures, resulting in a reallocation of resources in and between countries.
- Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic 2010
The degradation of the environment due to climate change and pollution can harm living standards and damage growth prospects.
- Economic Survey of Belgium 2011
New Zealand, as a resource based economy anxious to protect and promote its clean and green image, appropriately sees green growth as a natural direction for future development.
- Economic Survey of New Zealand 2011
The New Growth Strategy aims to create demand and jobs through regulatory reform and fiscal measures.
- Economic Survey of Japan 2011
Developments over the past few years have shown that reforms to address climate change are no less difficult to implement than reforms in other areas, even if the objective of limiting global warming is broadly accepted.
The United Kingdom is likely to reduce emissions by more than its near-term domestic targets and its target under the Kyoto Protocol, outperforming many OECD countries in the latter respect.
- Economic Survey of the United Kingdom 2011