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Costs of Inaction on Key Environmental Challenges
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  08 Oct 2008
Pages: 214 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264045774 , OECD Code: 972008041P1
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Countries today face numerous environmental policy challenges, such as climate change, air and water pollution, natural-resource management, natural disasters and environment-related hazards. The costs of not responding to them can be considerable, in some cases representing a significant drag on OECD economies.  This report provides introductory perspectives on the costs of inaction and discusses some of the future problems likely to be encountered in this very complex area.

Table of contents:

List of Acroymns
Executive Summary
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Costs of Inaction with Respect to Air and Water Pollution
Chapter 3. Costs of Inaction with Respect to Climate Change
Chapter 4. Cost of Inaction wiht Respect to Environment-Related Industrial Accidents and Natural Disasters
Chapter 5. Costs of Inaction with Respect to Natural Resource Management
Chapter 6. Summary and Conclusions
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