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In order to change the ways we produce, deliver and consume energy, governments can make immediate policy changes to promote energy-saving using existing measures, as well as longer-term efforts to improve infrastructure while using less energy, and to ensure better social and economic outcomes.
Offshore natural gas discoveries have released Israel from complete reliance on imported primary fuels and are allowing for a cleaner energy mix.
- Economic Survey of Israel
Substantial fiscal consolidation was achieved under the aegis of the 2003 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act.
- Economic Survey of India 2011
This paper assesses some welfare consequences of climate change mitigation policies.
The transition to a greener economy supported by international environmental commitments and national policies will entail structural changes in consumption patterns and industry structures, resulting in a reallocation of resources in and between countries.
- Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic 2010
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Technological change is undoubtedly one of the keys to ensuring that climate change can be addressed without compromising economic growth. This policy brief provides key messages promoting technological innovation to address climate change.
Investing in and managing water and sanitation is a complex challenge. In the context of the Global Forum on Environment this week, OECD looks at the financial realities of funding water infrastructure.
This Inventory provides reliable and comparable data on support or tax expenditures for fossil fuel production or use in OECD countries. Reforming fossil fuel subsidies can contribute to achieving economic and fiscal objectives, while also tackling environmental problems like climate change.
Public authorities and private operators should agree on a definition of sustainability for fisheries and aquaculture, which would enhance the credibility of a label or certification, provide transparency, and enable consumers to make informed choices when they buy fish products.
New Zealand, as a resource based economy anxious to protect and promote its clean and green image, appropriately sees green growth as a natural direction for future development.
- Economic Survey of New Zealand 2011