Environmental indicators, modelling and outlooks

Focus

  • The Land-Water-Energy Nexus - Biophysical and Economic Consequences

    This report contributes to the discussion of interconnections between scarce resources by highlighting the nexus between land, water and energy (the LWE nexus). It focuses on a dynamic, integrated, and disaggregated analysis of how land, water and energy interact in the biophysical and economic systems.

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  • Air pollution to cause 6-9 million premature deaths and cost 1% GDP by 2060

    This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by high concentrations of pollutants. Unless more stringent policies are adopted, findings point to a significant increase in global emissions and concentrations of air pollutants, with severe impacts on human health and the environment.

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  • Costs of Inaction and Resource Scarcity

    The CIRCLE project aims at identifying how feedbacks from poor environmental quality, climatic change and natural resource scarcity are likely to affect economic growth in the coming decades. A broad global assessment that encompass the economic growth implications of several environmental challenges.

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The OECD's environmental indicators, constantly developed and refined since the 1990s, and its modelling and prospective work, serve as a basis for sound and informed green growth policies.

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Data

Where to find the most relevant data for your research among OECD sets of environmental indicators?

 

 

 

Green growth indicators 

The OECD designed these indicators to help countries assess and compare their progress towards green growth: resource productivity, natural asset base, environmental quality of life and economic opportunities and policy responses.

 

current projects

 

The Circle project

The Circle project aims to identify how feedbacks from poor environmental quality, climate change and natural resource scarcity are likely to affect economic growth in the coming decades.

 

 

 

Earth observation for decision-making

Earth observation data is a unique source of commensurable information. It can be combined with administrative, social and economic data at multiple scales for in-depth policy analysis.

 

 

 

Greening productivity measurement

What if productivity measurement could reflect more accurately a country’s economic performance?

 

projections

 Modelling

The OECD's modelling work aims to assist governments in identifying least-cost policy mixes on a range of environmental issues, including mitigation of climate change, phasing out fossil-fuel subsidies, etc.  


Outlooks

Environmental Outlooks help policy makers understand the scale and context of the environmental challenges they will face in the coming decades, as well as the economic and environmental implications of the policies that could be used to address these challenges.

 

 

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