Publications & Documents


  • 26-January-2009

    English

    Greening Development Planning: A Review of Country Case Studies for Making the Economic Case for Improved Management of Environment and natural Resources - Environment Working Paper No. 5

    This working paper reviews different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of natural capital in national planning. In many low-income countries natural resources sectors (agriculture, mining, forestry, fishery) are identified as the engines of economic growth.

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  • 23-January-2009

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    Workshop on the Economics of Rebuilding Fisheries

    Information on the OECD Workshop on the Economics of Rebuilding Fisheries, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 21-22 May 2009.

  • 22-December-2008

    English

    Chemical Thermodynamics of Thorium

    This volume is the eleventh in the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) “Chemical Thermodynamics” series. It is based on a critical review of the thermodynamic properties of thorium, its solid compounds and aqueous complexes, initiated as part of the NEA Thermochemical Database Project Phase III (TDB III). The database system developed at the OECD/NEA Data Bank ensures consistency not only within the recommended data sets of thorium,

  • 16-December-2008

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    Household Behaviour and the Environment: Reviewing the Evidence (English version only)

    Based on a review of empirical studies, this book analyses the determinants of environmental behaviour in five key areas where households exert pressure on the environment: energy use, transport, waste generation, food consumption and water use.

  • 9-December-2008

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    Environmental compliance assurance: Trends and good practices

    The key objectives of the conference were to exchange experiences on the good practices and trends in environmental compliance assurance in OECD countries and major emerging economies based on the draft project report; and agree on a limited number of emerging compliance assurance issues.

  • 1-December-2008

    English

    Global Change in African Fish Trade: Engine of Development or Threat to Local Food Security?

    Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.

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  • 28-November-2008

    English

    Environmental Policy, Technological Innovation and Patents (2008)

    This report presents three case studies to illustrate the relationship between environmental policy and technological innovation.

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  • 16-October-2008

    English

    Nuclear Energy Outlook 2008

    World energy demand continues to grow unabated and is leading to very serious concerns about security of supply, soaring energy prices and climate change stemming from fossil fuel consumption. Nuclear energy is being increasingly seen as having a role to play in addressing these concerns. Responding to renewed interest in nuclear energy, this Nuclear Energy Outlook uses the most current data and statistics available and

  • 24-September-2008

    English

    OECD/ITF Global Forum on Sustainable Development: Transport and Environment in a Globalising World, 10-12 November 2008 - Guadalajara, Mexico

    This Forum jointly organised by the OECD/ITF and the Mexican Ministry for Environment will consider major transport trends – both in large urban areas and those raised by a globalizing economy – with a special focus on developments in Latin America.

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  • 16-September-2008

    English

    Energy, Environment, Climate Change: Unlocking the Potential for Innovation

    According to A. Gurría, climate change is a global challenge demanding a global solution. The will to implement the policies that will bring us to a low-carbon future is gaining momentum. Now is the time to reach a climate agreement. Doing so will require the commitment of all stakeholders.

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