Climate change

Focus

  • OECD at #COP23

    6-17 November - Lean more on the OECD work on climate and the programme of side events during the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference at the World Conference Center Bonn, in Germany, under the Presidency of Fiji.

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  • Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

    Integrating measures to tackle climate change into regular economic policy will have a positive impact on economic growth over the medium and long term, according to a this OECD report prepared in the context of the German Presidency of the G20.

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  • Action on climate change

    The OECD has a long experience of exchanging knowledge and good practices through effective, policy-orientated and collaborative initiatives. The OECD is helping countries with policy analysis and guidance to implement NDCs and prepare their action plans on climate change mitigation and adaptation. How is the OECD supporting action on climate change? Find out more.

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OECD climate change work is focusing on how to move countries to a low-carbon and climate resilient pathway, and how to improve the effectiveness of the global climate regime.

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

 

Adaptation Climate finance Negotiations framework
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Helping countries prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

Adaptation

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A major shift is needed in investment towards low-carbon, climate resilient options.

Finance

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Policy decisions, including future commitments, may ensure the long term success of the UNFCCC.

Framework

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Carbon markets
Modelling
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Mitigation activities need to be “measurable, reportable and verifiable” (MRV).

MRV

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Putting a price on carbon is essential to drive innovation to limit climate change.

Carbon market

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Environmental-economic modelling informs policy makers of mitigation costs, benefits and trade-offs.

Modelling

Cities Development UNFCCC Conferences
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Urban areas can deliver cost-effective policy for economic and environmental challenges. 

Cities

Climate impacts are likely to result in a range of development risks and threats.

Development

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OECD at COP23, 6-17 November 2017, UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany.

 

UNFCCC

 

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