News Release


29-September-2004

English

OECD Review of Canada’s Environmental Performance: Good Progress, Much to Be Done

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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29-September-2004

English

OECD's Environmental Performance Review of Sweden

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

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3-December-2003

German

OECD lobt österreichische Umweltpolitik, fordert aber eine bessere Integration der Umweltbelange in verschiedene Politikbereiche

Die OECD lobt die umweltpolitischen Leistungen Österreichs und würdigt die Fortschritte, die bei der Umsetzung der nationalen Umweltziele - saubere Luft und reines Trinkwasser...

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18-November-2003

English

OECD Commends Austria's Environment but Calls for More Integrated Policies

The OECD has praised Austria's environmental performance, in particular the progress achieved towards its national environmental objectives and international commitments.

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13-November-2003

Spanish

La OCDE alaba las políticas medio ambientales de México pero le anima a realizar un mayor esfuerzo para alcanzar mejores logros

El rápido crecimiento de la economía y la población en México están ejerciendo una presión significativa en el medioambiente, aumentando la contaminación y agotando los recursos naturales.

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30-October-2003

German

OECD lobt mexikanische Umweltpolitik und fordert bessere Durchsetzung und Finanzierung

Der rasche Anstieg der Bevölkerung in Mexiko und das Wachstum der Wirtschaft stellen eine erhebliche Belastung für die Umwelt dar. Die Umweltverschmutzung steigt und die natürlichen Ressourcen werden über Gebühr in Anspruch genommen.

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3-April-2003

English

OECD/EEA Launch New Database on Economic Instruments Used in Environmental Policy

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Environment Agency have developed a database which will help governments choose a mix of economic instruments and voluntary approaches for environmental protection.

21-June-2002

German, , 11kb

Ökologische Finanzreform. Eine gemeinsam von der OECD und dem Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit veranstaltete Konferenz, Berlin, Deutschland, 27. Juni 2002

Economic instruments - including environmentally related taxes - have proven effective to help OECD countries meet environmental challenges. These instruments make firms and households consider the costs on the environment when they make producti...

23-January-2002

English

OECD Governments Agree to Take the Lead on Buying "Green"

OECD governments are to lead efforts to buy more environmentally-friendly goods and services, with a view to encouraging businesses and households to follow similar purchasing policies.

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