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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...
This guidance manual represents one means to inform national governments about the potential benefits and costs associated with EPR.
The agreed guidelines establish two formats, one for industry to use when making data submissions (or dossiers), one for governments to use when writing their evaluation reports (or monographs) The formats do not require OECD countries to make t...
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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.
The Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Environment Policy Committee launched a series of Joint Meetings of Tax and Environment Experts in 1999. One part of the mandate of these meetings was to monitor developments and contribute, where appropriate, to tax aspects of the follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of
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Several recent studies have documented that the water supply and sanitation services in the New Independent States of the fSU (NIS) are in critical condition and deteriorating.
This book examines progress towards the effective measurement of sustainable development, presenting the wide range of initiatives and indicators that are already in place.
This Guidance Document intends to provide an introduction to Emission Scenario Documents (ESDs) and thereby, to facilitate their development and use in Member countries and at the OECD level. It is also expected that this Guidance Document could ...
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This document was presented at the 2nd ESM Workshop on 28-29 September 2000.
This Reference Manual on strategic waste prevention is part of OECD’s on-going efforts toward assisting governments with actions that support increased resource efficiency and sustainable development.