Environment Directorate

Focus

  • Register to hook into the LIVEstream on Groundwater Allocation

    30 November - Learn more about the challenges of groundwater allocation and the key questions governments need to answer to establish robust allocation arrangements. How can policies slow depletion, contribute to aquifer recovery and prevent pollution? The talk will highlight findings from the recently released OECD report: Groundwater Allocation: Managing Growing Pressures on Quantity and Quality.

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  • Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum 2017

    21-22 November - The Forum will focus on investment, innovation and employment aspects of the fast-growing ocean-based industries, together with policies to protect and sustainably use marine and ocean resources and ecosystems. Under the theme "Greening the Ocean Economy", this Forum is relevant to the implementation of SDG 14 on Oceans, and it will explore how the economic development and conservation needs can be balanced successfully through innovations in established and emerging ocean industries.

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  • Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

    The report shows that combining strong climate action with fiscal and structural reforms will boost growth in both the short and long term. The report was noted in the final communiqué of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, which is a strong endorsement of the message that climate and growth policies must go hand-in-hand.

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We help countries to design environmental policies that are both economically efficient and effective at achieving their environmental objectives.

1 NOVEMBER - CLIMATE LECTURE BY OECD SECRETARY-GENERAL Angel Gurría

Climate Action, Time for implementation, 2017



» OECD’s Gurría calls for renewed international commitment to fighting climate change, 1 November, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

» Read the full speech "Climate Action - Time for implementation"

» Watch the speech 

» Moving forward on climate: Looking beyond narrow interests, Insights blog

» Find out more about OECD work on climate action

 

 

 

OECD WORK ON ENVIRONMENT 2017-18

This brochure details how our Organisation is helping governments face up to cross-cutting, systemic challenges with a more holistic approach that is increasingly joining the dots between environment, growth and equity:

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