In order to prevent irreversible damage to our environment over the next 20 years, governments need urgently to take action to change their policies in a number of clearly identifiable areas. This is the key message of OECD's Environmental Outloo...
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The Special Session on Material Flow Accounting was organised following a joint proposal by the United States and Japan at the 29th meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Information and Outlooks.
This book examines progress towards the effective measurement of sustainable development, presenting the wide range of initiatives and indicators that are already in place.
Experience shows that the availability of environmental data, indicators and information helps improve the accountability of public authorities to public opinion in their own country and beyond.
This publication reviews a number of initiatives undertaken within the OECD to monitor trends in the sustainability of specific sectors and sub-national areas.
The aim of this seminar was to take stock of current environmental monitoring practices in China and in OECD countries.
The aim of this report is to provide measured indicators of OECD countries' consumption patterns and trends, thereby relating conceptual and policy-oriented work to available economic and environmental data.
The indicators in this report are intended to promote the integration of environmental concerns into transport policies.
This report presents a peliminary review of air quality status and trends in OECD countries based upon elaboration of the indicators developed for major traditional pollutants.
Interest in sustainable development and awareness of the international dimension of environmental problems, have stimulated governments to track and chart environmental progress and its links with economic conditions and trends. This publication ...