Publications & Documents


  • 12-January-2010

    English

    Globalisation, Transport and the Environment (2010)

    What impact has globalisation had on transport? And what have been the consequences for the environment? This book aims to answer these questions and more. This book looks in detail at how globalisation affects activity levels in maritime shipping, aviation and road and rail freight; assesses the impact that changes in activity levels have on the environment.

  • Publication: The Economics of Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Options for Global Action Beyond 2012
  • Transport and environment
  • Publication: OECD Environmental Outlook to 2030
  • 12-January-2010

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    Using patent data as an indicator of international technology transfer

    Patent activity is frequently used as a proxy for technological innovation, that is, the method by which new or enhanced technologies are made available and brought into widespread use.

  • 1-January-2010

    English

    Cities, Climate Change and Multilevel Governance - Environment Working Paper No. 14

    This working paper presents a framework for multilevel governance, showing that advancing governance of climate change across all levels of government and relevant stakeholders is crucial to avoid policy gaps between local action plans and national policy frameworks.

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  • 24-December-2009

    English

    From Copenhagen to Mexico

    The Secretary-General Angel Gurría and a team of OECD experts were in Copenhagen at the UN Summit on Climate Change (7-18 December 2009) to share analysis and policy advice.

  • 23-December-2009

    English

    OECD Secretary-General looks beyond Copenhagen

    “Though far from perfect, the Copenhagen Accord is a hard-fought political agreement.”, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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  • 18-December-2009

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    Linkages between Environmental Policy and Competitiveness - Environment Working Paper No. 13

    This working paper develops a conceptual framework to shed some light on this difficult debate. Competitiveness impacts of environmental policies may derive from the policy itself, or from the improvements of the environmental performance that derives from the policy.

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  • 17-December-2009

    English

    Literature Review of Recent Trends and Future Prospects for Innovation in Climate Change Mitigation - Environment Working Paper No. 9

    This paper reviews recent literature on trends and prospects for innovation in climate change mitigation, to identify the most important international and domestic actions necessary to technologically alter energy systems in a direction that can achieve GHG stabilization targets while also meeting other societal goals.

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  • 17-December-2009

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    Eco-Innovation Policies in The People’s Republic of China

    This report provides an inventory of eco-innovation policies in China. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under ETAP.

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  • 16-December-2009

    English

    Cities matter to the global climate policy agenda

    Today, the OECD is actively working with governments to highlight the role of cities to deliver cost-effective policy responses to climate change. Cities are centers of innovation and can advance clean energy systems, sustainable transportation and waste management to reduce greenhouse gases.

  • 16-December-2009

    English

    Tackling climate change and growing the economy

    During a press briefing at the Copenhaguen summit, Angel Gurría shared OECD recent analysis and the main policy conclusions on climate change. He presented what needs to be done in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and how investment in a greener future can be financed without impacting the competitiveness of our economies.

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