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  • 14-September-2009

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    Energy Technology Transitions for Industry - Strategies for the Next Industrial Revolution

    Industry accounts for one-third of global energy use and almost 40% of worldwide CO2 emissions.  Achieving substantial emissions reduction in the future will require urgent action from industry.  What are the likely future trends in energy use and CO2 emissions from industry? What impact could the application of best available technologies have on these trends?  Which new technologies are needed if these

  • 14-September-2009

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    Sectoral Approaches in Electricity - Building Bridges to a Safe Climate

    Electricity accounts for more than 40 % of global energy-related CO2 emissions. This issue is most pressing for developing countries where growth in power demand is particularly high, fueling the risk of irreversible investment in CO2-intensive capacity, the so-called “carbon lock-in”.

    Sectoral Approaches in Electricity – Building Bridges to a Safe Climate shows how the international

  • 4-September-2009

    English

    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    This paper compares CO2-related tax rate differentiation in motor vehicle taxes in OECD member countries, drawing on information available in the OECD/EEA database on instruments used for environmental policy.

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  • 3-September-2009

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    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    The present paper compares the use of CO2 or energy efficiency tax rate differentiation in OECD countries at present.

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  • 23-July-2009

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    Environmental Policy and Corporate Behaviour

    This book examines the empirical links between public (government) environmental policies and private (firm and facility) environmental management, investments, innovation, and performance, drawing upon a database of over 4,000 manufacturing facilities.

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  • 22-July-2009

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    OECD Conference on Household Behaviour and Environmental Policy

    The Conference organised by the Environment Directorate presented the overall results of the OECD Household Survey on Environmental Behaviour and discuss policy implications.

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  • 1-July-2009

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    The incentives to participate in and the stability of international climate coalitions: a game-theoretic approach using the WITCH Model

    This paper uses WITCH, an integrated assessment model with a game-theoretic structure, to explore the prospects for, and the stability of broad coalitions to achieve ambitious climate change mitigation action.

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  • 30-June-2009

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    Climate change, employment and local development: A LEED project

    This project focuses on the adjustments required to ensure labour markets comply with the demands of a greener economy (adaptation) as well as on the expansion of good quality green jobs as an opportunity to develop lower-carbon activities (mitigation).

  • 30-June-2009

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  • 25-June-2009

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    Declaration on Green Growth [C/MIN(2009)5/ADD1/FINAL]

    The OECD can, through policy analysis and identification of best practices, assist countries in their efforts to respond to the growing policy demands to foster green growth and work with countries to develop further measures to build sustainable economies.

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