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  • 24-May-2010

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    Environmental Policy Design Characteristics and Technological Innovation: Evidence from Patent Data - Environment Working Paper No. 16

    This working paper focuses on the issue of innovation and technology transfer in the areas of air pollution abatement, wastewater effluent treatment, solid waste management, and climate change mitigation.

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  • 29-April-2010

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    Environmental Policy and Household Behavioural Change - Water Quality and Conservation - Observer Article

    In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the water area.

  • 28-April-2010

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    Environmental Policy and Household Behavioural Change - Saving Energy - Observer Article

    In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the energy area.

  • 22-April-2010

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    Climate change and competitiveness

    Our production and consumption patterns are causing irreversible damage to the earth and its atmosphere and we need to urgently reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, according to Angel Gurría. He added that cutting GHG emissions will inevitably involve a restructuring of the economy. Government policies must play a key role not only to enhance the competitive edge of “green” industries, but also to smooth the transition for those that

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  • 19-February-2010

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    OECD Project Household and Environmental Policy (flyer)

    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.

  • 13-January-2010

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    Search strategy AWW

    Patent search strategy for the identification of selected ‘environmental’ technologies developed as part of the OECD project on "Environmental Policy and Technological Innovation”

  • 13-January-2010

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    Patent search strategy for the identification of selected ‘environmental’ technologies

    Patent search strategy for the identification of selected ‘environmental’ technologies developed as part of the OECD project on "Environmental Policy and Technological Innovation”

  • 12-January-2010

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    Using patent data as an indicator of international technology transfer

    Patent activity is frequently used as a proxy for technological innovation, that is, the method by which new or enhanced technologies are made available and brought into widespread use.

  • 17-December-2009

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    Literature Review of Recent Trends and Future Prospects for Innovation in Climate Change Mitigation - Environment Working Paper No. 9

    This paper reviews recent literature on trends and prospects for innovation in climate change mitigation, to identify the most important international and domestic actions necessary to technologically alter energy systems in a direction that can achieve GHG stabilization targets while also meeting other societal goals.

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  • 17-December-2009

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    Eco-Innovation Policies in The People’s Republic of China

    This report provides an inventory of eco-innovation policies in China. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under ETAP.

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