Publications & Documents


  • 27-September-2010

    English

    Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: a Case Study of the Port of Busan

    As part of the project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of Busan and the Korean authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.

  • 17-September-2010

    English

    The DAC Policy Statement on Biodiversity

    Policy Statement on Integrating Biodiversity and Associated Ecosystem Services into Development Co-operation outlines 30 key actions that international donors can undertake to halt to loss of biodiversity associated ecosystems.

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  • 10-September-2010

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    Radioactive Waste in Perspective

    Large volumes of hazardous wastes are produced each year, however only a small proportion of them are radioactive. While disposal options for hazardous wastes are generally well established, some types of hazardous waste face issues similar to those for radioactive waste and also require long-term disposal arrangements. The objective of this NEA study is to put the management of radioactive waste into perspective, firstly by

  • 24-August-2010

    English

    Green Growth and Developing Countries - Consultation Draft

    The concept of "green growth" offers real opportunities for more inclusive growth in developing countries while protecting the environment.

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  • 17-August-2010

    English

    Incorporating Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Environmental Impact Assessments: Opportunities and Challenges - Environment Working Paper No. 24

    This working paper shows that there is ample scope for employing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) procedures as a vehicle for enhancing the resilience of projects to the impacts of climate change.

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  • 10-August-2010

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    Plan or React? Analysis of Adaptation Costs and Benefits Using Integrated Assessment Models - Environment Working Paper No. 23

    This working paper examines adaptation and mitigation within an integrated framework and presents the first inter-model comparison of results on adaptation costs.

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  • 9-August-2010

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    Costs, Revenues and Effectiveness of the Copenhagen Accord Emission Pledges for 2010 - Environment Working Paper No. 22

    Many countries have pledged targets or actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This working paper examines the costs and effectiveness of these pledges, using the OECD’s ENV-Linkages computable general equilibrium model.

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  • 9-August-2010

    English

    Water - The right price can encourage efficiency and investment

    Climate change and over-use of water will mean that nearly one in every two people will live in water-stressed areas by 2030. Households, industry and agriculture will increasingly compete for water, leaving little to sustain ecosystems.

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  • 5-August-2010

    English

    Towards Global Carbon Pricing: Direct and Indirect Linking of Carbon Markets - Environment Working Paper No. 20

    Emissions trading systems (ETS) can play a major role in a cost-effective climate policy framework. This working paper shows that the potential gains to be reaped are so large, that substantial efforts in this domain are warranted.

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  • 5-August-2010

    English

    Buying and Cancelling Allowances as an Alternative to Offsets for the Voluntary Market: A Preliminary Review of Issues and Options - Environment Working Paper No. 21

    This working paper explores scenarios under which, as an alternative to offsets, voluntary buyers could instead buy and cancel allowances from compliance markets.

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