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This study presents an overview of policies to promote more sustainable consumption patterns. It discusses different mixes of policy instruments that could be applied in an integrated approach, combining measures both at the supply and demand side.
These papers present various aspects of the OECD project on Consumption and Environment.
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Presentation by Jürgen Tritten, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Germany (english version)
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Changing unsustainable household consumption patterns is crucial for achieving the goal of sustainable development in OECD countries. Households affect the environment through their energy and water consumption, waste generation, transport patter...
This study examines the factors that determine household final consumption and suggests directions for policy.
This report analyses household environmental impacts, identifies the driving forces and proposes policies.
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on Issues Paper by Sue Scott, Economic & Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on Issues Paper by Xavier Delache, Ministry of Environment, France
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Conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform (Berlin, 27 June 2002): Comments on Issues Paper by Klaus Bräunig, Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie, Germany
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This paper presents a preliminary exploration of how changes to agricultural practices can contribute to the achievement of reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in OECD countries, and an examination of some of the policies in place that encourage these practices.