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Environment at a Glance 2013
OECD Indicators
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  24 Jan 2014
Pages: 107 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264181403 , OECD Code: 972013051P1
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This book includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and major environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set. These indicators reflect environmental progress made since the early 1990s and thus contribute to measuring environmental performance. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water resources, they provide essential information for all those interested in the environment and in sustainable development.


Table of contents:

Preface 5
Executive summary 7
Framework of OECD work on environmental data and indicators 9
Readerís guide 11
1. Environmental trends 17
-Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 18
-Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 22
-Sulphur oxides (SOx) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions 26
-Particulate emissions and population exposure 30
-Use of freshwater resources 32
-Water pricing for public supply 36
-Wastewater treatment 38
-Biological diversity 40
-Use of forest resources 44
-Use of fish resources 46
-Municipal waste 48
-Industrial and hazardous waste 52
-Use of material resources  54
2. Sectoral trends of environmental significance 57
-Energy intensity and mix 58
-Energy prices and taxes 62
-Road traffic, vehicles and networks 66
-Road fuel prices 70
-Agricultural nutrient balances 72
-GDP, population and consumption 74
Annex A. Additional OECD-wide and country trends 79
Annex B. Additional information and country notes 91

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