Environmental indicators, modelling and outlooks


  • Environment at a Glance: OECD Indicators

    This report contains comparative data and charts on everything from car ownership to fish captures that should be a useful reference tool as governments try to steer their economies in an environmentally sustainable direction, and to realise the associated economic opportunities.

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  • Country profiles: OECD indicators

    For each of the 34 OECD member countries, the country profiles provide snapshots of key policy areas. Interactive graphs show indicators on air quality, biodiversity, climate change, energy-forest-water resources, waste generation, water quality and environmentally related taxes.

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  • Environmental-economic modelling

    Our modelling work is aimed to assist governments in identifying least-cost policies or policy mixes to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and assesses the cost and impacts of possible post-2012 international frameworks, among other applications.

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The OECD Environmental Outlooks provide model-based analyses of economic and environmental trends in the coming decades (read more).

Quality environmental information is crucial for responsive and cost-effective policies. OECD provides leadership in the development of indicators to measure environmental performance, provides harmonised data and helps countries improve their environmental information systems.

OECD's environment-economic modelling work produces future-looking projections of selected environmental issues.