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The OECD’s latest report on Canada’s environment notes that managing pollution, natural resources, and biodiversity is still a challenge. Overall, the report is positive about the country’s progress towards achieving its environmental domestic objectives and international commitments since 1995.
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A new OECD report praises the innovative and effective environmental policies of Sweden. For instance, Sweden makes good use of economic incentives to protect the environment, including environmental taxes, and is on track to meet its Kyoto Protocol commitment to limit greenhouse gas emissions
Ein neuer OECD Bericht würdigt die innovative und effektive schwedische Umweltpolitik. Schweden setzt z.B. gezielt marktwirtschaftliche Instrumente
Nach wie vor bilden die Bewältigung der Umweltverschmutzung, das Management natürlicher Ressourcen und die Erhaltung der Biodiversität eine große Herausforderung, so das Fazit des neuesten Umweltprüfberichts Kanada.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 5. This report represents the stock-taking of the lessons learned from a series of twenty OECD case studies which examined specific market access problems arising from environmental and health requirements faced by developing country exporters.
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This is a brief summary of the main areas of work carried out by the OECD Environment Directorate under the auspices of the Working Group on Transport (WGT) of the Working Party on National Environmental Policies (WPNEP).
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Drawing on previous work (OECD, 1997), this synthesis report on Environment and Employment expands the analysis with a particular emphasis on the economy-wide employment impacts of environmental policies in general, and of climate change policies in particular. The main objectives are to update information on employment in environmentally-related sectors in OECD Member countries; examine the contribution of environment-related local
This publication brings together the reports presented at the 2003 OECD workshop on Ex-Post Evaluation of Tradeable Permits and reviews the recent secondary literature on the evaluation of tradeable permits and policy evaluation.
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This report provides an overview of environmental management practices and the environmental policy framework in Canadian manufacturing facilities. It is one of seven national reports produced, and is an initial output from the OECD Environment Directorate project on ‘environmental policy tools and firm-level management’.