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Statement by the Joint meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology concerning SAICM.
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Selected environmental data covering land area, forests, threatened species, water, air and waste generation for all OECD Member countries.
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Selected social data on population, health, income & poverty, employment, education, and official development assistance for all OECD Member countries.
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Selected economic data on GDP, industry, agriculture, energy and road transport for all OECD Member countries.
The high price of some new non-polluting energy technologies makes it hard for them to compete with traditional energy sources. To curb industrial pollution, many OECD countries have intrduced poollution taxes.
Nahezu alle Skigebiete in Deutschland und rund 70 Prozent der Skiregionen in Österreich müssen durch den Klimawandel um die Schneesicherheit fürchten und damit um die wirtschaftliche Grundlage des Wintertourismus.
Many regions in the Alps had the warmest November on record, delaying the arrival of snow by several weeks and worrying ski operators. As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects ..
As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects of climate change? How sensitive are the Alps to climate change?