Environmental country reviews


  • OECD on the Road to #COP21

    World leaders are facing a fundamental dilemma: take strong action to address the risks associated with climate change, or see the ability to limit this threat slip from their grasp. Check out how the OECD is contributing to get a successful outcome in December at #COP21 in Paris.

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  • Poland 2015

    Poland has combined robust economic growth with reducing some of the pressures on its environment since 2004. It now needs to lessen it's economy's reliance on fossil fuels and make growth greener.

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  • Spain 2015

    Spain has decreased the energy and carbon intensity of its economy, reduced industrial pollution and cut per-capita waste generation since 2000. Yet higher industrial output could put new pressure on the environment as the economy rebounds.

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The OECD Environmental Performance Review (EPR) programme has been helping member countries to improve their environmental management for 20 years.



Poland's economy remains one of the most resource- and carbon-intensive in the OECD. But the country can boast large, well-managed forests and recent environmental management initiatives. 

These Highlights contains major facts and graphs from the 2015 review of Poland. They are also in open access. 

Poland 2015: the report



data visualisation

Spain's environmentally related taxes have fallen and are among the lowest in the OECD, while taxes on labour have increased. 

Compare the data on our latest data visualisation: Spain 2015


More data visualisation on Iceland 2014,  Sweden 2014 and Colombia 2014, on the Country profiles and on the Data portal