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  • 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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  • 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

  • 17-March-2000

    English

    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.

  • 17-March-2000

    English

    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

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  • 16-March-2000

    English

    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.

  • 3-March-1999

    English

    Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting

    Environmental permits have played a major role in improving industry's environmental performance across the last few decades. Because they adopt a precautionary approach during the setting of environmental requirements, permitting strategies have...

  • 6-January-1999

    English

    The Use of Voluntary Agreements in Japan: an Initial Survey

    This survey report gives priorities to the review of traditional pollution control agreements as they have proven record of implementation over more than thirty years. A review of the new approach based on voluntary action plans is made in a parallel report of the case study for Japan.

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  • 5-January-1999

    English

    The Use of Unilateral Agreements in Japan: Voluntary Action Plans of Industries Against Global Warming

    This report was prepared by Mr. Hidefumi Imura, professor at the Institute of Environmental Systems, Kyushu University (Japan), in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.

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  • 1-janvier-1999

    Français

    Voluntary Approaches for Environmental Policy: An Assessment.

    This book provides a systematic analysis of the different types of voluntary approaches, their economic characteristics, their role and effectiveness.

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  • 10-December-1998

    English

    Voluntary Approaches for Environmental Protection in the European Union

    This report is a synthesis of the existing literature on the use of voluntary approaches in the EU. Its aim is to portray the use of voluntary approaches in the Member States and to identify both their common characteristics and those that separate them. The report relies mainly on four studies: a quantitative and qualitative inventory of voluntary agreements in the European Union (EU) by the Directorate General for Industry (DGIII)

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