Environmental indicators, modelling and outlooks

Focus

  • Green Growth Indicators 2017

    Green growth policies need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported with appropriate indicators to monitor progress. This report presents a selection of updated and new indicators that illustrate the progress that OECD and G20 countries have made since the 1990s. It updates the 2014 edition.

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  • Air pollution to cause 6-9 million premature deaths and cost 1% GDP by 2060

    This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by high concentrations of pollutants. Unless more stringent policies are adopted, findings point to a significant increase in global emissions and concentrations of air pollutants, with severe impacts on human health and the environment.

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  • Costs of Inaction and Resource Scarcity

    The CIRCLE project aims at identifying how feedbacks from poor environmental quality, climatic change and natural resource scarcity are likely to affect economic growth in the coming decades. A broad global assessment that encompass the economic growth implications of several environmental challenges.

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The OECD's environmental indicators, constantly developed and refined since the 1990s, and its modelling and prospective work, serve as a basis for sound and informed green growth policies.

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Data

Where to find the most relevant data for your research among OECD sets of environmental indicators?

 

 

 

Green growth indicators 

The OECD designed these indicators to help countries assess and compare their progress towards green growth: resource productivity, natural asset base, environmental quality of life and economic opportunities and policy responses.

 

current projects

 

Earth observation for decision-making

Earth observation data is a unique source of commensurable information. It can be combined with administrative, social and economic data at multiple scales for in-depth policy analysis.

 

 

 

Greening productivity measurement

What if productivity measurement could reflect more accurately a country’s economic performance?

 

 

The Circle project

The Circle project aims to identify how feedbacks from poor environmental quality, climate change and natural resource scarcity are likely to affect economic growth in the coming decades.

 

 

projections

 Modelling

The OECD's modelling work aims to assist governments in identifying least-cost policy mixes on a range of environmental issues, including mitigation of climate change, phasing out fossil-fuel subsidies, etc.  


Outlooks

Environmental Outlooks help policy makers understand the scale and context of the environmental challenges they will face in the coming decades, as well as the economic and environmental implications of the policies that could be used to address these challenges.

 

 

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