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In his remarks to the informal ministerial meeting on climate change, Mr. Gurría underlined that the difficult part is working out what exactly is a “fair share” of GHG mitigation in order to reach a successful agreement in Copenhagen.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in the US. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.
Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
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Agri-environmental indicators for the US and data on the environmental performance of US agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).
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Links to sites in the United States of America (USA) on agri-environmental issues.
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Country inventory from the United States on fisheries services submitted in 2007.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in the United States.
Studies of the Mexico-USA avocado trade; Australian dairy industry; Chilean agro-food sector; Kenyan cut flower sector; agricultural reform in New Zealand; fisheries in Denmark and seafood in Thailand.
This report was prepared by Ms. Janice Mazurek, an environmental policy consultant in Washington DC, in the context of the OECD survey on the use of voluntary approaches in environmental policy.