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The OECD’s latest report on Canada’s environment notes that managing pollution, natural resources, and biodiversity is still a challenge. Overall, the report is positive about the country’s progress towards achieving its environmental domestic objectives and international commitments since 1995.
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A new OECD report praises the innovative and effective environmental policies of Sweden. For instance, Sweden makes good use of economic incentives to protect the environment, including environmental taxes, and is on track to meet its Kyoto Protocol commitment to limit greenhouse gas emissions
Ein neuer OECD Bericht würdigt die innovative und effektive schwedische Umweltpolitik. Schweden setzt z.B. gezielt marktwirtschaftliche Instrumente
Nach wie vor bilden die Bewältigung der Umweltverschmutzung, das Management natürlicher Ressourcen und die Erhaltung der Biodiversität eine große Herausforderung, so das Fazit des neuesten Umweltprüfberichts Kanada.
The Resource Centre provides a clearinghouse of guidance manuals/documents ofrelease estimation techniques for the principal pollutant release and transfer registers developed by OECD member countries. The manuals and documents include descriptive information on the sources of pollution and the pollutants that are released, as well as information on emission factors, mass balance methods, engineering calculations, and monitoring
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This is a brief summary of the main areas of work carried out by the OECD Environment Directorate under the auspices of the Working Group on Transport (WGT) of the Working Party on National Environmental Policies (WPNEP).
This ESD covers the Industry Category 7 – leather processing industry. It describes the processes of the life cycle stage “industrial use” and the emission estimations to local surface waters. The stages “service life of article” and “disposal” are not covered and need to be added at a later date.
The document is based on a report produced by the Building Research Establishment for the UK Department of the Environment entitled ‘Use Category Document – Plastic Additives’.
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns and release pathways of chemicals used in photographic industry to assist in the estimation of releases of chemicals to the environment.