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Technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving environmental objectives. As such, understanding the linkages between environmental policy and technological innovation in achieving environmental objectives is important.
This document provides information on current/planned activities related to the safety of manufactured nanomaterials in OECD member and non-member countries that attended at the 7th meeting of OECD’s Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (Paris France, 7-9 July 2010).
The objective of this document, Guidance Manual for the Testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials, is to assist sponsors in the development of Dossier Development Plans (DDPs).
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Analysis of the Scope of Energy Subsidies And Suggestions for the G-20 Initiative, IEA, OPEC, OECD, World Bank Joint Report, prepared for submission to the G-20 Summit Meeting Toronto (Canada), 26-27 June 2010
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Non-hazardous recyclable materials play an increasing role from both economic and environmental perspectives. The policy challenge is to facilitate legitimate trade in non-hazardous recyclable materials while ensuring that trade in hazardous materials is subjected to appropriate controls.
Recent work in Moldova and the Kyrgyz Republic proved that addressing this general challenge requires different tools and actions and different levels of effort, depending on country-specific situation.
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The paper is based on a desk review, discussions with stakeholders, and joint work with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Republic of Moldova on drafting the so-called "Institutional Development Plan".
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This report presents the results of an OECD Seminar that reviewed the various issues associated with pesticide aerial application, such as risks and benefits, technical developments, and communication and information aspects.
This working paper analyses the current practices of ten OECD countries in the use of quantitative indicators characterising outcomes of activities to ensure compliance with environmental pollution prevention and control regulations.