By Klaus Rennings, Jens Hemmelskamp, Fabio Leone (auth.), Dr. Jens Hemmelskamp, Dr. Klaus Rennings, Dr. Fabio Leone (eds.)
Innovation-oriented environmental legislation is very beautiful for coverage planners and selection makers, because it is anticipated that thoughts can reduce expenses of environmental measures and conquer present trade-offs among monetary and ecological ambitions. The significant query is, even though, how the sort of regulatory regime of environmental coverage techniques should still appear like. This e-book offers a superb evaluation of the country of study by means of featuring and discussing theoretical ways in the direction of a framework of environmental rules and innovation, overseas case stories in addition to econometric and modelling reviews from Europe and the USA.
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They can enhance linkages among enterprises, and between enterprises, universities and public research institutions, and foster interactions that are crucial to the innovation process. In the environmental realm, partnerships are valuable because they reduce obstacles to the development and diffusion of clean technologies. Many OEeD governments are initiating partnerships to develop technologies that can contribute to both sustainable development and industrial competitiveness (Box 4). Further evaluation is needed on the cost-effectiveness of such partnerships and on their influence on longer-term technology development and researchrelated linkages.
A collaborative effort between the Department of Energy and seven energy-intensive industries (steel, aluminium, metal-casting, glass, chemicals, petroleum refining and forest products) to develop competitive technologies which fully integrate energy and environmental considerations. Source: OECD (1999). Technology Policies for the Environment. Fiscal incentives may also be used for encouraging the take-up of environmental technologies. The scope for diffusing technology is often limited by low capital stock turnover rates, averaging 10 to 15 years for many manufacturing processes.