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As part of the project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of Busan and the Korean authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.
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The purpose of this Emission Scenario Docuemtn (ESD) is to provide realistic worst-case emission estimates for fragrance oils blended into commercial and consumer products.
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The purpose of this Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is to provide realistic worst-case emission estimates for chemicals used in the electronics industry.
This working paper shows that there is ample scope for employing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) procedures as a vehicle for enhancing the resilience of projects to the impacts of climate change.
This working paper examines adaptation and mitigation within an integrated framework and presents the first inter-model comparison of results on adaptation costs.
Many countries have pledged targets or actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This working paper examines the costs and effectiveness of these pledges, using the OECD’s ENV-Linkages computable general equilibrium model.
Climate change and over-use of water will mean that nearly one in every two people will live in water-stressed areas by 2030. Households, industry and agriculture will increasingly compete for water, leaving little to sustain ecosystems.
Emissions trading systems (ETS) can play a major role in a cost-effective climate policy framework. This working paper shows that the potential gains to be reaped are so large, that substantial efforts in this domain are warranted.
This working paper explores scenarios under which, as an alternative to offsets, voluntary buyers could instead buy and cancel allowances from compliance markets.
This working paper aims to examine how voluntary carbon markets can provide a valuable contribution to strengthening domestic and international climate policies.