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  • 23-July-2001

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    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

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    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.

  • 18-June-2001

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    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.

  • 16-May-2001

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    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...

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  • 1-March-2001

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    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.

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  • 23-October-2000

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    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

  • 17-March-2000

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    OECD Joint Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility and Waste Minimisation Policy - Part 1

    The Working Party on Pollution Prevention and Control OECD Joint Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility and Waste Minimisation Policy in Support of Environmental Sustainability Paris, 4-7 May 1999

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  • 17-March-2000

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    Behavioral Responses to Environmentally-related Taxes

    The impact of a given change in taxation on the environment will to a large extent depend on the relevant price elasticities. The present report provides an overview of available estimates of own-price elasticities regarding energy and transport.

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  • 17-March-2000

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    Greening Tax Mixes in OECD Countries: A Preliminary Assessment

    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 green tax reform in OECD member countries. As a contribution to this work, it was decided to undertake a study of OECD country experience with green tax reform. The issue of the environment employment “double dividend” is of particular

  • 16-March-2000

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    OECD Seminar Social and Environment Interface - Proceedings

    Following an internal seminar with participation of staff from various OECD Directorates (ENV, ECO, DELSA, TDS), the Environment Directorate organised an OECD Seminar on the Social Environment Interface, on September 22-24, 1999.

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