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Secretary-General Gurría called for the need to agree on common international targets in areas such as innovation and green growth predicting "they could become the overarching umbrella for the G20 Framework’s structural agenda".Gurria's remarks to G20 leaders reflected the fact that the focus on structural policies will constitute the principal element of the OECD's contribution to future work on the G20 Framework Strong, Sustainable
In his remarks to the informal ministerial meeting on climate change, Mr. Gurría underlined that the difficult part is working out what exactly is a “fair share” of GHG mitigation in order to reach a successful agreement in Copenhagen.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in the US. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.
Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
This OECD review of environmental policy in the United States recommends more efficient use of energy and water as a way to safeguard economic prosperity while protecting the environment and human health.
Organic agriculture has recently seen spectacular growth in many OECD countries and is viewed as an environmentally benign alternative to intensive production. The organics market currently provides one of few conduits through which consumers can...
These country case studies are background information for the Handbook of Incentive Measures for Biodiversity.
This report was prepared by Ms. Janice Mazurek, an environmental policy consultant in Washington DC, in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.
This is the final version of the report prepared by Ms. Janice Mazurek, an environmental policy consultant in Washington DC, in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.