OECD Deputy Secretary-General Pier Carlo Padoan participated in the "Summit on Sectoral Co-operation: Ministers and business leaders towards common responses to climate change", hosted by the Polish Ministry of Economy in Warsaw. 27-28 November.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría participated in "Low Carbon Growth", the High-level of Ministers of Finance on Climate Change, hosted by Poland in Warsaw. See the Secretary-General's remarks. 8-10 December.
OECD side event, “The Economics of Climate Change Policies" 11 December.
Chair: Lorents G. Lorentsen, OECD Director for Environment, with participation by high-level government officials and experts. Theme: Both the costs of climate change and the costs of action are expected to be large and unevenly distributed. The OECD presented new analysis focussing on policy mixes that can help keep costs of action low, incentivise clean technology, and generate the necessary financing and investment flows.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría submitted an official written statement to the COP-14 High-Level Segment for intergovernmental organisations. 12 December.