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This document entitled "Outcome of Canadian Survey on member Countries experiences with ESM" was written by Cheryl Heathwood, Environment Canada.
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.
In the light of increasing importance of issues concerning food safety, the leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised countries and the Ministers invited the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight of Biotechnology and the OECD Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to undertake a study of the implications of biotechnology and other aspects of food safety. The G8 invited OECD experts to report on
The impact of a given change in taxation on the environment will to a large extent depend on the relevant price elasticities. The present report provides an overview of available estimates of own-price elasticities regarding energy and transport.
The Working Party on Pollution Prevention and Control OECD Joint Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility and Waste Minimisation Policy in Support of Environmental Sustainability Paris, 4-7 May 1999
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 green tax reform in OECD member countries. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of OECD country experience with green tax reform. The issue of the environment employment “double dividend” is of particular
Following an internal seminar with participation of staff from various OECD Directorates (ENV, ECO, DELSA, TDS), the Environment Directorate organised an OECD Seminar on the Social Environment Interface, on September 22-24, 1999.
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 OECD maintains an extensive set of environmental indicators, including those related to transport. These are regularly updated and included in the OECD Environmental Data Compendium publications. A recent report on Indicators for the Integrat...