Publications & Documents


  • 6-March-2007

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    Policy Brief: Assessing Environmental Policies

    Are policies to protect the environment giving value for money – and how can we know? Recognising that policy decisions should be based on a comparison of costs and benefits, a number of OECD governments have introduced legal provisions requiring a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of new environmental regulations or measures.Cost-benefit analysis involves comparing the costs and benefits of a given policy in a common unit of measurement –

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  • 5-March-2007

    English, , 496kb

    Improving Co-ordination between Environmental and Health Policies: Final Report

    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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  • 26-February-2007

    English

    Instrument mixes addressing non-point sources of water pollution

    This document presents case studies of instruments used to address non-point sources of water pollution in Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and in the Chesapeake Bay area of the United States.

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  • 22-February-2007

    English

    Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges of Fisheries Globalisation

    Presentations and session details from an OECD workshop held in Paris on 16-17 April 2007.

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  • 8-February-2007

    English

    Impacts of environmental policy instruments on technological change

    This report surveys the empirical (economic) literature, asking whether there indeed is any evidence of different effects on the rate and direction of technological change associated with different environmental policy instruments.

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  • 9-January-2007

    English

    Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges of Fisheries Globalisation

    Information on the Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges of Fisheries Globalisation, hosted by OECD and FAO, held in Paris on 16-17 April 2007

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  • 20-December-2006

    English

    Renewable Energy and Environmental Taxes

    The high price of some new non-polluting energy technologies makes it hard for them to compete with traditional energy sources. To curb industrial pollution, many OECD countries have intrduced poollution taxes.

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  • 13-December-2006

    English

    Agricultural and Fisheries Policies in Mexico -- Recent Achievements, Continuing the Reform Agenda

    This report analyses the effects of Mexico’s ambitious reforms to agricultural and fisheries policies since 1990 and makes recommendations for further reforms.

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  • 1-December-2006

    English

    Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment: Good Practice Guidance for Development Co-operation (2006)

    This guidance explains the benefits of using strategic environmental assessment in development co-operation and sets out key steps for its application based on recent experiences.

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  • 23-November-2006

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    OECD-World Bank Global Forum on Sustainable Development

    The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement, will discuss how governments in developing countries can work with local private water companies to provide affordable safe water and basic sanitation.

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