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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.
This meeting was held on 14-15 October 2010 in Almaty. The main purpose was to review progress achieved in the implementation of the EAP Task Force's Work Programme in 2010 and to discuss work proposed to be carried out in 2011.
This Global Forum focused on 3 key topics of relevance to the climate negotiations: 1 Tracking financial flows. 2 Advancing national climate strategies and low-emission development strategies. 3 International reporting and review of climate-related commitments, actions and finance.