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This working paper highlights the importance of environmental management and governance in the energy sector and presents environmental goals, requirements, entry points, and strategies/approaches to capacity development for the environment (CDE) in this sector.
"Dealing with Climate Change", offers a searchable access to information on energy-related policies and measures taken or planned in IEA Member countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This Global Forum focused on 3 key topics of relevance to the climate negotiations: 1 Tracking financial flows. 2 Advancing national climate strategies and low-emission development strategies. 3 International reporting and review of climate-related commitments, actions and finance.
This working paper shows that there is ample scope for employing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) procedures as a vehicle for enhancing the resilience of projects to the impacts of climate change.
This working paper examines adaptation and mitigation within an integrated framework and presents the first inter-model comparison of results on adaptation costs.
Many countries have pledged targets or actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This working paper examines the costs and effectiveness of these pledges, using the OECD’s ENV-Linkages computable general equilibrium model.
This working paper explores scenarios under which, as an alternative to offsets, voluntary buyers could instead buy and cancel allowances from compliance markets.
Emissions trading systems (ETS) can play a major role in a cost-effective climate policy framework. This working paper shows that the potential gains to be reaped are so large, that substantial efforts in this domain are warranted.
This working paper aims to examine how voluntary carbon markets can provide a valuable contribution to strengthening domestic and international climate policies.
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Many countries have pledged targets or actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Copenhagen Accord. New OECD analysis shows that these pledges go towards but are not ambitious enough to limit long-term temperature rise to 2°C.