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This working paper analyses the current practices of ten OECD countries in the use of quantitative indicators characterising outcomes of activities to ensure compliance with environmental pollution prevention and control regulations.
European energy policy faces a number of interrelated challenges, including making the transition to a low–carbon economy, increasing cross–border competition in electricity and gas markets and diversifying Europe’s energy supply.
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The objective of the Global Forum on Environment focused on eco-innovation was to share experience on policy issues related to the development and diffusion of eco-innovation.
The Third Annual Meeting of the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers on “Cities and Green Growth” concluded that national and city leaders must work together to increase cities’ ability to promote green growth.
Background to the release of the Green Growth Strategy Interim Report: Implementing our Commitment for a Sustainable Future, at the Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level, 27-28 May 2010.
There may be scope for beneficial differentiation in patent rights, which is the primary subject of this working paper.
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Chinese version of the eco-innovation policies in China report.
This paper proposes an analytical framework for assessing policies that will contribute to a better integration of environmental externalities in the pursuit of economic efficiency and growth objectives.
Speaking at the Urban Roundtable of Mayors and Ministerse, A. Gurría recommended to make the analysis of green growth more systematic and to develop a common set of urban environmental and economic indicators.
This working paper focuses on the issue of innovation and technology transfer in the areas of air pollution abatement, wastewater effluent treatment, solid waste management, and climate change mitigation.