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  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Estonia 2017by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 25.00

    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Korea 2017by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 36.00

    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a... more...

  • A New Paradigm of Developmentby Bajrang Lal Gupta

    Gyan Publishing House 2010; US$ 54.99

    Humanity has paid a high price for the development model it adopted since the Industrial Revolution. Based on Western notions of linear progress, exploitation of resources, consumerism and equating material prosperity with happiness, it has caused global warming, environmental pollution, decimation of bio-diversity, toxicity of food products and... more...

  • Mobilising Bond Markets for a Low-Carbon Transitionby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 21.00

    This report describes the development of the green bond market as an innovative instrument for green finance, and provides a review of policy actions and options to promote further market development and growth. Since 2007-08, so-called "green bonds" have emerged and the market has risen from USD 3 billion in 2011 to USD 95 billion in issuance... more...

  • Marine Protected Areasby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 33.00

    Intense exploitation of our oceans and seas is degrading marine biodiversity and ecosystems at an alarming rate. This report presents good practice insights for effectively managing marine protected areas (MPAs), one of the policy instruments available for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity and ecosystems. While global coverage... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: New Zealand 2017by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 42.00

    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Diffuse Pollution, Degraded Watersby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 20.00

    After decades of regulation and investment to reduce point source water pollution, OECD countries still face water quality challenges (e.g. eutrophication) from diffuse agricultural and urban sources of pollution, that is disperse pollution from surface runoff, soil filtration and atmospheric deposition. The relative lack of progress reflects the complexities... more...

  • Tackling Environmental Problems with the Help of Behavioural Insightsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 20.00

    Behavioural insights can help policy makers obtain a deeper understanding of the behavioural mechanisms contributing to environmental problems, and design and implement more effective policy interventions. This report reviews recent developments in the application of behavioural insights to encourage more sustainable consumption, investment and compliance... more...

  • The Political Economy of Biodiversity Policy Reformby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 20.00

    This report provides insights on the political economy of biodiversity related policy reforms. It draws on existing literature and four new case studies covering the French tax on pesticides, agricultural subsidy reform in Switzerland, EU payments to Mauritania and Guinea-Bissau to finance marine protected areas via conservation trust funds, and individually... more...

  • Green Growth Indicators 2017by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2017; US$ 20.00

    Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported with appropriate indicators to monitor progress. This book is an update of the 2014 edition. It presents a selection of updated and new indicators that illustrate the progress that OECD and G20 countries have made... more...