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When OECD governments asked the Organisation to develop tools to support policy analysis and monitor the progress of green growth strategies, it was clear that by its very nature green growth is not easily captured by a single indicator, and a set of measures would be needed as markers on a path to greening growth and seizing new economic opportunities.
The first in a series of articles on the OECD’s contribution to the RIO+20 UN
There is growing interest in “scaling-up” GHG mitigation actions and the market mechanisms that support these actions. One way of doing this would be to encourage action at the sectoral level. The objective of the work on sectoral approaches is to explore options under the UNFCCC.
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
This is the third review of Germany's environmental performance. It analyses the country's progress in achieving a range of national objectives and international commitments, and presents 29 recommendations on how its performance could be improved.
Deutschland ist es in den vergangenen Jahren gelungen, die CO2-, Energie- und Ressourcenintensität seiner Wirtschaft zu reduzieren.
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This report is part of the OECD work programme on eco-innovation policies. The objective of this work is to complement the knowledge base on eco-innovation policies in OECD countries and to provide empirical material for additional research on policy issues related to eco-innovation.
We must improve mobility policies, foster energy technology and innovation and we must go seamless to improve efficiency and connectivity of transport. It is time to act now, to design, promote and put in place better transport policies for better lives!
The chemicals industry is a large, energy intensive sector and contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions - but it is also one of the most important providers of solutions to save energy and reduce emissions. Russel Mills, of the Dow Chemical Company and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD asks what does green growth mean for the chemicals industry?
The objective of the work on long-term issues is to investigate how possible policy decisions, including future commitments, may progressively ensure the long term success of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
For the 42nd Earth Day on 22 April, the latest issue of PISA in Focus looks at how “green” today’s students are and where most of their information about the environment comes from.