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Getting the tax treatment of tradable permits “right” is important not only for achieving environmental objectives, but also for the integrity of tax systems. This flyer describes work OECD currently is doing on this issue.
The paper discusses the impacts of policies applied over the last decades in the water sector in Israel on technological innovation and on the environment.
Statements, position papers and a video of the press conference from the meeting of OECD agriculture ministers in Paris on 25-26 February 2010.
These workshop proceedings highlight the significant amount of work accomplished over the past decade in delivering transparent, proportionate regulation for geological disposal, and identify important differences between national regulations even if these are not in contradiction with international guidance. They also underline the importance of R&D carried out on behalf of the regulator. In addition to the contributed papers, these
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2009 Fellowship - Powles' report
This 2009 IEA review of Italy's energy policies and programmes finds that the Italian government has made substantial progress in a number of sectors since the last IEA in-depth energy policy review in 2003. The success of the green certificate and white certificate schemes and continued reform of the electricity and natural gas supply markets are just a few examples and build on the recommendations contained in the previous
This document is intended to be what might be called ‘a think-piece with empirical and case study evidence’ on environmental and eco-innovation for the OECD project on "Taxation, Innovation and the Environment".
This paper studies the impacts of motor vehicle fuel taxes and mandatory fuel efficiency standards on relevant car-related innovation activity in selected car-producing countries.
Agriculture and climate change: impacts, mitigation and adaptation Background note published for the OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting, Paris, 25-26 February 2010
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Patent search strategy for the identification of selected ‘environmental’ technologies developed as part of the OECD project on "Environmental Policy and Technological Innovation”