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Understanding the extent and nature of fossil-fuel subsidies, especially in an international context, requires a consistent method for identifying and estimating the transfers associated with various support; a framework for aggregating them; and a set of common support metrics. This expert workshop aims to begin that process by bringing together national government experts on measuring tax expenditures and other forms of domestic
This working paper highlights the importance of environmental management and governance in the energy sector and presents environmental goals, requirements, entry points, and strategies/approaches to capacity development for the environment (CDE) in this sector.
In his remarks for the launch of the Environmental Performance Review of Japan, Angel Gurría noted that "Japan has made good progress in addressing a range of traditional environmental problems including air and water pollution, and waste management."
This report assesses Japan’s progress since the previous OECD Environmental Performance Review in 2000. It analyses the extent to which the country has met its national objectives and international commitments regarding the management of its environment and natural resources.
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"Dealing with Climate Change", offers a searchable access to information on energy-related policies and measures taken or planned in IEA Member countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
From 25 to 27 October 2010, OECD convened experts from OECD countries and beyond to discuss new ways to produce, use and manage materials in a more economically efficient way without harming the environment.
The OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals are a collection of the most relevant internationally agreed test methods used by government, industry and independent laboratories to determine the safety of chemicals and chemical preparations, including pesticides and industrial chemicals.