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Speaking at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurria called on all countries to use the economic crisis as an opportunity to promote ‘green’ growth. Collective action and bold political will, he said, will be necessary to draft environmentally sound stimulus packages, reduce emissions, foster green innovation, and work towards a successful UN Climate Change Conference at the end of the year.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Canada. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
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Agri-environmental indicators for Canada and data on the environmental performance of Canadian agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).
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Links to sites from Canada on agri-environmental information.
In his speech delivered at the Conference of Montreal, Angel Gurría underlined that growing pressures from agriculture, energy production and industries were imperilling our water resources. He affirmed that all countries - OECD and developing countries alike – need to introduce urgently policy reforms and scale-up best practices to avoid dire consequences.
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Country inventory from Canada on fisheries services, submitted in 2007.
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The report provides evidence-based recommendations to improve policy co-ordination between environment and health. It incluses case studies on Canada, France and the United Kingdom to better understand the existing level of co-ordination between environmental and health policies.
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Country inventory of Canada in 2005 of financial support in OECD fisheries.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in Canada.
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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’.