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16-July-2014

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Transport and environment

An efficient transport sector is important for economic development and for the wellbeing of people. However, transport activities can generate various negative environmental impacts. The OECD has carried out several studies to identify instruments and other approaches for reconciling transport and environmental policies.

21-May-2014

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Rising air pollution-related deaths taking heavy toll on society, OECD says

Air pollution is costing advanced economies plus China and India an estimated USD 3.5 trillion a year in premature deaths and ill health and the costs will rise without government action to limit vehicle emissions, a new OECD report says.

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3-May-2012

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Launch of the Transport Outlook 2012

We must improve mobility policies, foster energy technology and innovation and we must go seamless to improve efficiency and connectivity of transport. It is time to act now, to design, promote and put in place better transport policies for better lives!

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4-July-2011

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Policy Interventions to Address Health Impacts Associated with Air Pollution, Unsafe Water Supply and Sanitation, and Hazardous Chemicals - Environment Working Paper No. 35

This working paper reviews the recent empirical literature related to quantification and valuation of the human health impacts of air pollution, hazardous chemicals, unsafe water and sanitation, and their use in cost-benefit analysis, as an input to environmental policy decision-making.

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4-July-2011

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Green growth and transport

Transport has major environmental impacts in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, local air emissions and noise. Managing congestion more effectively is also part of the broader agenda for more sustainable development and better use of resources invested in infrastructure.

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24-May-2011

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International Transport Forum on Transport and Society

This event will bring together Ministers from over 50 countries and key players from business, research and civil society to focus on the essential role of transport within society and how it can continue to contribute to economic growth and community prosperity, Leipzig, Germany.

17-February-2011

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Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: The Role of Ports

This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in detail at the impacts stemming from near-port shipping activities, the handling of the goods in the ports and from the distribution of the goods to the surrounding regions.

11-October-2010

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Recent OECD Work on Transport and Environment Issues - Flyer

In addition to the work on Globalisation, Transport and the Environment (see www.oecd.org/env/transport/globalisation), OECD has in recent years issued a number of other documents on transport and environment.

27-September-2010

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Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: a Case Study of the Port of Vancouver

As part of the project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of metro Vancouver and the Canadian authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.

27-September-2010

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Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: a Case Study of the Port of Busan

As part of the project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of Busan and the Korean authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.

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