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

FORTHCOMING Video recording: webinar on responding to rising seas

Green Talks Live Responding to Rising Seas

Coastal regions are extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, due to their exposure to the combined effects of sea level rise and intense storm events. Coastal risks are set to intensify in the future, with the potential to bring unprecedented costs to livelihoods and economies.

How can governments identify, prepare for and respond to these risks?

Lisa Danielson of the OECD Environment Directorate and Alexander Bisaro of the Global Climate Forum discussed how OECD countries are responding to these risks, and what more could be done in the future.

The presentation was based on the OECD report Responding to Rising Seas: OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks.


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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