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  • 31-May-2012

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    Environment: Germany, a laboratory for green growth

    Germany is successfully limiting the amount of carbon, energy and resources required to grow its economy. Though the public is generally satisfied with the level of environmental quality, the OECD’s Environmental Performance Review of Germany warns that ch

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  • 10-November-2011

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Slovak Republic 2011

    The second review of Slovakia's environmental performance analyses progress in greening the economy and achieving a range of national objectives and international commitments. It presents 35 recommendations on how its performance could be improved.

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  • 10-November-2011

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    Environment: The Slovak Republic should integrate environment into its economic development

    As the Slovak Republic strives to increase productivity and competitiveness in the recovery from the financial crisis, the OECD Environmental Performance Review of the Slovak Republic recommends that it strengthen environmental policies.

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  • 8-November-2011

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Israel 2011

    This 2011 review of Israel's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in sustainable development, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. This report is the first OECD review of Israel’s environmental policy performance.

  • 8-November-2011

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    Environment: OECD supports Israeli initiative to develop a green growth plan

    In recent years Israel has strengthened its environmental policies and now should develop a green growth plan that combines environmental, economic and social policies.

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  • 19-May-2011

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Norway 2011

    This report presents the third OECD review of Norway’s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity.

  • 11-April-2011

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Portugal 2011

    This report presents the OECD review of Portugal’s environmental policy performance for 2011. It finds that environmental policies have been consolidated and strengthened since the last review in 2001, but that meeting the post-Kyoto targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be challenging. With energy and climate policies being closely related, the report points out that with less than 50% of hydro capacity currently being exploited, there is potential for further development in that area. It also describes the challenges regarding coastal zone and marine management.

    Topics covered in the report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies , international co-operation , climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity.

    Further information about the Environmental Performance Review programme is available on line via www.oecd.org/env/countryreviews

  • 11-April-2011

    Portuguese

    OCDE aconselha Portugal a manter o mesmo rumo no domínio ambiental

    Apesar dos difíceis desafios económicos e políticos que está a enfrentar, Portugal está a desenvolver esforços no sentido de manter o seu compromisso com a melhoria das condições ambientais.

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  • 11-April-2011

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    Environment: a source of future economic growth in Portugal

    Despite Portugal’s economic and political challenges, it is still committed to improving the environment. The government sees green investment in its stimulus package and green tax reform as part of the solution to the national budget deficit.

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  • 15-December-2010

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    Greening Growth in Japan - Environment Working Paper No. 28

    This paper assesses Japan’s progress in moving towards such an environmentally friendly growth pattern. It summarises Japan’s achievements and challenges in decoupling environmental pressures from economic performance.

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