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  • 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.

  • 17-October-2001

    German

    Environmentally related taxes in OECD countries: Issues and Strategies

    It is now widely recognised that a greater use of market based instruments is a key element of effective and economically efficient environmental policies, and an important framework condition for sustainable development. Hence, over the last dec...

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  • 16-October-2001

    Italian, , 48kb

    Sintesi: Una nuova strategia per l’ambiente

    Pressures on the environment have been high in the recent past both in OECD regions and globally, but at the same time, there have been a number of environmental improvements. Economic, social and technological developments over the next few deca...

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  • 5-October-2001

    English

    Environmentally related taxes in OECD countries: Issues and Strategies

    It is now widely recognised that a greater use of market based instruments is a key element of effective and economically efficient environmental policies, and an important framework condition for sustainable development. Hence, over the last dec...

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  • 23-July-2001

    English

    A new Strategy for the Environment

    Pressures on the environment have been high in the recent past both in OECD regions and globally, but at the same time, there have been a number of environmental improvements. Economic, social and technological developments over the next few deca...

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  • 19-June-2001

    English

    Strategic Guidelines for the Design and Implementation of Domestic Transferable Permits

    These Guidelines indicate the potential for using transferable permit schemes at the local or national level to protect the environment or manage natural resources, and provide strategic advice for implementing such schemes.

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  • 18-June-2001

    English

    Domestic Transferable Permit Systems for Environmental Management: Design and Implementation

    This publication provides a systematic analysis of the various approaches, challenges, conditions and potential solutions relating to the design and introduction of domestic transferable permit schemes.

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  • 16-May-2001

    English

    OECD Environment Ministers Adopt an Environmental Strategy for the Next Decade, Paris, 16 May 2001

    Environment Ministers or their representatives from the 30 OECD countries met in Paris today. They adopted the "OECD Environmental Strategy for the First Decade of the 21st Century", committing to specific national actions over the next ten years...

  • 1-March-2001

    English

    Extended Producer Responsibility: A Guidance Manual for Governments

    This guidance manual represents one means to inform national governments about the potential benefits and costs associated with EPR.

  • 23-October-2000

    English

    The Potential for Using Tax Instruments to Address Non CO2 Greenhouse Gases: CH4, N20, HFCs, PFCs and SF6

    The Committee on Fiscal Affairs and the Environment Policy Committee launched a series of Joint Meetings of Tax and Environment Experts in 1999. One part of the mandate of these meetings was to monitor developments and contribute, where appropriate, to tax aspects of the follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of

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