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Foreword by EBA The ongoing climate crisis calls for radically reduced emissions of greenhouse gases. Although low- and lower-middle-income countries may have small or minimal climate footprints…

| Report | Global Hub

In recent decades, there has been increasing research interest in individuals' support of and resistance to climate and environmental policy instruments. However, there is an empirical bias in the…

| Peer Reviewed | Sweden, Kenya

Abstract Background The substitution of hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives is an important objective in European chemical policy, but implementation has been slower than expected. We conduct…

| Peer Reviewed | Global Hub

Chemical substitution can mitigate risks from chemical substances for individuals and the environment. This study investigates the preferences of companies regarding the adoption of safer alternatives…

| Peer Reviewed | Chile, Sweden, Global Hub

Highlights We identify the relative importance of different drivers of firms’ preferences for chemical substitution. The avoidance of health and environmental hazards is the most important driver of…

| Peer Reviewed | Sweden, Global Hub

The purpose of the IOMC is to promote co-ordination of the policies and activities pursued by the Participating Organisations, jointly or separately, to achieve the sound management of chemicals in…

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Executive Summary Economic instruments such as taxes and fees have been extensively used in other environmental domains but have so far been relatively sparsely applied to chemicals. However, there is…

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Through a survey with European companies and expert interviews we study how REACH authorisation affects the phase-out of hazardous chemicals focusing on trichloroethylene, a well-studied solvent used…

| Peer Reviewed | Global Hub

The European waste framework directive encourages reuse, refurbishment and recycling of products and materials in order to reduce plastic waste. However, thousands of chemicals are used in plastic…

| Peer Reviewed | Global Hub