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In order to prevent irreversible damage to our environment over the next 20 years, governments need urgently to take action to change their policies in a number of clearly identifiable areas. This is the key message of OECD's Environmental Outloo...
This guidance manual represents one means to inform national governments about the potential benefits and costs associated with EPR.
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The Special Session on Material Flow Accounting was organised following a joint proposal by the United States and Japan at the 29th meeting of the Working Group on Environmental Information and Outlooks.
The Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Environment Policy Committee launched a series of Joint Meetings of Tax and Environment Experts in 1999. One part of the mandate of these meetings was to monitor developments and contribute, where appropriate, to tax aspects of the follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of
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Several recent studies have documented that the water supply and sanitation services in the New Independent States of the fSU (NIS) are in critical condition and deteriorating.
This book examines progress towards the effective measurement of sustainable development, presenting the wide range of initiatives and indicators that are already in place.
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This document was presented at the 2nd ESM Workshop on 28-29 September 2000.
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This Case study on guidelines/standards for personal computers was presented by Robert Tonetti of the USA EPA at the 2nd Workshop on ESM on 28-29 September 2000 in Vienna, Austria.
This Reference Manual on strategic waste prevention is part of OECD’s on-going efforts toward assisting governments with actions that support increased resource efficiency and sustainable development.
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This document on experience and views of various players on ESM was presented at the 2nd Workshop on ESM, on 28-29 September 2000, in Vienna, Austria.