Publications & Documents


  • 15-September-2009

    English

    The Economics of Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Options for Global Action Beyond 2012

    Against the background of a projected doubling of world greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, this book explores feasible ways to abate them at least cost.

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  • 10-September-2009

    English

    OECD Conference on the Economics of Climate Change - Friday 18 Sept 2009

    As world leaders head into serious discussions in the coming weeks about how to address climate change, new OECD work will inform some of the most contentious isssues of the debate – those related to the costs involved. .

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  • 8-September-2009

    English, Excel, 236kb

    Policy Brief: Cost-effective Actions to Tackle Climate Change

    Governments around the world are working towards an international agreement on actions to achieve large cuts in greenhouse gas emissions at the Fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen at the end of 2009. Considering the costs and risks of inaction, taking action now, even in the midst of a global economic crisis, makes good economic sense. This Policy Brief

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  • 4-September-2009

    English

    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    This paper compares CO2-related tax rate differentiation in motor vehicle taxes in OECD member countries, drawing on information available in the OECD/EEA database on instruments used for environmental policy.

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  • 3-September-2009

    English

    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    The present paper compares the use of CO2 or energy efficiency tax rate differentiation in OECD countries at present.

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  • 24-August-2009

    English

    OECD Policy Guidance on Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Co-operation

    This Policy Guidance is intended to provide policy makers and practitioners in development co-operation agencies with information and advice on how to mainstream climate change into development.

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  • 23-July-2009

    English

    Environmental Policy and Corporate Behaviour

    This book examines the empirical links between public (government) environmental policies and private (firm and facility) environmental management, investments, innovation, and performance, drawing upon a database of over 4,000 manufacturing facilities.

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  • 22-July-2009

    English

    OECD Conference on Household Behaviour and Environmental Policy

    The Conference organised by the Environment Directorate presented the overall results of the OECD Household Survey on Environmental Behaviour and discuss policy implications.

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  • 20-July-2009

    English

    Managing Water for All: An OECD Perspective on Pricing and Financing

    Water is vital for human and economic development, and for maintaining ecosystems. However, billions of people lack access to water and sanitation services, mainly due to poor governance and inadequate investment and maintenance.

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  • 2-July-2009

    English

    Workshop on Innovative International Financing for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use

    The purpose of this expert workshop convened by the OECD Working Group on the Economic Aspects of Biodiversity (WGEAB) was to discuss and exchange experiences and views on....

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