This report looks at the design of efficient and effective environmental policies for consumer durables such as household appliances.
Proceedings of the OECD Workshop on Environmentally Harmful Subsidies held on 7-8 November 2002. For the first time, experts from government and international organisations, academics, researchers and civil society took stock of and shared knowledge of subsidies and their environmental impacts, in the context of such diverse areas as agriculture, fisheries, energy, industry, transport, forestry and water resources.
Die OECD-Länder haben neue Leitlinien für den sicheren Bau und Betrieb von Chemieanlagen und für das Krisenmanagement beim Auftreten von Chemieunfällen ausgearbeitet.
OECD countries have set out new guidelines for the safe design and operation of chemical plants and for response action in the event of accidents.
This book explores the interface between environmental and social elements of water pricing policies in OECD countries.
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Report prepared by the OECD Secretariat on the basis of member country replies to the 2002 questionnaire on environmental protection expenditure and revenues, jointly operated by the OECD and the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat).
Die OECD Regierungen ueberpruefen ihre Instrumente, Informationen ueber die Chemikaliensicherheit auszutauschen und zu veroeffentlichen. Dies ist Teil einer Strategie, um die Buerger gegen moegliche Terroranschlaege auf Chemieanlagen zu schuetzen.
OECD governments are to review ways of exchanging and publicising information about chemical security as part of a drive to protect citizens in the face of possible terrorist attacks on chemicals installations.
Nell'ambito di un approccio destinato a proteggere i cittadini dai rischi di attentati terroristici contro gli impianti chimici, i governi dei paesi dell’OCSE intendono esaminare i mezzi per scambiare e rendere pubbliche le informazioni sulla sicurezza chimica.
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Tradable permits are rarely introduced alone, but are instead usually implemented with other policies such as regulations and taxes. This report examines the interactions between tradable permits and other policies, and sets out conditions under which it is preferable to use them in combination.