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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in New Zealand. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Australia. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.
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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.
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Cette Synthèse montre comment l’éco-innovation peut aider à surmonter desproblèmes d’environnement tels que le changement climatique dans le cadrede l’économie mondialisée. Elle s’appuie sur des travaux de l’OCDE sur lespolitiques d’environnement, d’une part et sur les politiques scientifiques,technologiques et d’innovation, d’autre part.
Technological innovation can allow for the realisation of environmental objectives in a manner which is less costly than would otherwise be the case. As such, understanding the role that technological innovation can play in achieving environmental obj
This report examines the links between environmental innovation and globalisation, drawing upon interviews with representatives from both governments and companies. The report and its case studies focus on innovation in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Many governments now see technological innovation as a key channel to help them achieve a wide range of environmental objectives. Analysing patent data can give an accurate measure of innovations that reduce adverse environmental impacts.
Globalisation is exerting pressure on the environment, but it may also provide solutions. Could green be turned to gold? This article, written by Brendan Gillespie and Xavier LeFlaive of the OECD Environment Directorate, was featured in the OECD Observer, No. 261, May 2007.
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Public procurement, or the purchase of goods and services using public funds, covers a range of sectors where environmental issues are important, from the construction of highways and buildings to the supply of power, water and sanitation services and the use of vehicles.