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This case study describes the environmental practices that are were being carried out in late 2009 at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), sometimes referred to collectively as the San Pedro Bay ports.
The objective of the work on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (and Forest Degradation) in Developing Countries is to assess and evaluate potential positive incentives and policy approaches aiming to contribute to global climate change mitigation.
As part of the OECD project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of Rotterdam and the Dutch authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.
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Background note 1: Financing Water Resources Management
This is intended to provide delegations and other stakeholders with a “snapshot” of information on activities related to manufactured nanomaterials, as well as other activities on nanotechnologies, at the national and international level.
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The project on Household Behaviour and Environmental Policy adopts a comprehensive approach by examining key areas of environmental policy: household waste generation and recycling, personal transport choices, organic food consumption etc.
This report links the introduction of the Swedish NOx charge to technology adoption and development of mitigation technology.
This review of recent policy-relevant findings from the environmental health literature was prepared by Alistair Hunt and Julia Ferguson, University of Bath, UK.
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Getting the tax treatment of tradable permits “right” is important not only for achieving environmental objectives, but also for the integrity of tax systems. This flyer describes work OECD currently is doing on this issue.
The paper discusses the impacts of policies applied over the last decades in the water sector in Israel on technological innovation and on the environment.