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Eco-Products Directory 2005: for Sustainable Production & Consumption. APO, Japan. Email
Written by Katja Rauhala  19 September 2009  

Eco-Products Directory 2005: for Sustainable Production & Consumption. For Sustainable Production & Consumption. Asian Productivity Organization, Japan.

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Top Runner Program: Developing the world’s best energy-efficient appliances. Japan. 2008 Email
Written by Katja Rauhala  19 September 2009  

Top Runner Program. Developing the world's best energy efficient appliances. Prepared by METI: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Japan and ECCJ, The Energy Conservation Center, Japan. January 2008.

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Strategies for the Commercialization and Deployment of Greenhouse Gas Intensity-Reducing Technologie Email
Written by Grant Ferrier  21 July 2009  

This report examines Federal programs, policies, and measures that encourage the
commercialization and deployment of technologies that reduce, avoid, or capture
and store emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).
Prepared in fulfillment of certain requirements of the
Energy Policy Act, as amended in 2005, it
inventories prospective technologies, assesses their current development status,
identifies barriers, risks and other obstacles to their greater
deployment, describes strategies to address these
obstacles as a means for accelerating deployment, and outlines opportunities
for the future.

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STRENGTHENING CAPACITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES TO DEVELOP THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SECTOR Email
Written by Grant Ferrier  01 May 2009  

This paper was prepared by UNCTAD with a view to assisting the Expert Meeting
in its deliberations. It addresses the following broad issues: the
environmental industry; the demand-generating factors in the environmental
goods and services market; GATS commitments; developing countries’ business
opportunities and constraints in the sector; and capacitybuilding
issues.

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REPORT OF THE EXPERT MEETING ON DEFINITIONS AND DIMENSIONS OF EGS IN TRade and Development Email
Written by Grant Ferrier  01 May 2009  

Expert Meeting on Definitions and Dimensions of Environmental Goods and Services in Trade and
Development, Geneva, 9–11 July 2003
Experts addressed issues relating to trade liberalization in environmental goods and
services (EGS) from two perspectives. First, they considered definitions, classifications and
negotiating approaches in the context of the WTO mandate provided for in paragraph 31 (iii)
of the Doha Ministerial Declaration. Second, they discussed the role of EGS in sustainable
development, in particular policies and measures that could be carried out at the national and
international levels to strengthen the various EGS sectors in developing countries and to
contribute to achievement of the Millennium Goals and the implementation of the
Johannesburg Plan of Action adopted at the World Summit on Sustainable Development

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