Table of Contents

1.Conclusions and Recommendations.
PART I. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT.
2. Air.
-Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Policy Objectives.
Air Pollution Trends.
Measures to Prevent and Control Air Pollution.
Air Management and Energy Policy.
Air Management and Transport Policy.
3. Water.
-Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Modernising the Water Management Framework.
Making Better Use of Water Resources.
Managing Water Quality.
The WFD Economic Analysis.
4. Biodiversity and Nature Conservation.
Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Policy Objectives.
State of Biodiversity.
Ecosystems and Species Conservation Measures.
Integration of Biodiversity Concerns intoSectoral Policies.
International Issues.
PART II. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
5. Environmental-Economic Interface.
Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Progress towards Sustainable Development.
Implementing Environmental Policies.
6. Environmental-Social Interface.
Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Policy Objectives.
Environment and Health.
Environment and Employment.
Environmental Education.
Environmental Democracy.
7. Land-use and Spatial Planning.
Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Trends in Land Use and Pressures.
Spatial Planning and the Environment.
Sectoral Planning Frameworks.
Geographic Planning FrameworksA.
Desertification.
PART III. INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENTS.
8. International Co-operation.
Recommendations.
Conclusions.
Policy Objectives, Institutions and Mechanisms.
Global Issues.
Climate Change.
Stratospheric Ozone Depletion.
Trade and Investment.
Development Assistance.
Regional Issues.
Marine Pollution.
Maritime Transport.
Marine Fisheries.
Transboundary Water Management.
Transboundary Air Pollution.
References.
-Selected Environmental Data.
Selected Economic Data.
Selected Social Data.
Selected Multilateral Agreements (Worldwide).
Selected Multilateral Agreements (Regional).
Abbreviations.
Physical Context.
Selected Environmental Websites Interest in sustainable development and awareness of the international dimension of environmental problems, have stimulated governments to track and chart environmental progress and its links with economic conditions and trends. This publication presents leading environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set and thus contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water resources, this book provides essential information for all those interested in sustainable development.
Interest in sustainable development and awareness of the international dimension of environmental problems, have stimulated governments to track and chart environmental progress and its links with economic conditions and trends. This publication presents leading environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set and thus contributes to measuring environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, waste or water resources, this book provides essential information for all those interested in sustainable development.
OECD Publishing
1998
9789264163201
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