The UN Climate Change Conference was held in Cancún, Mexico (COP16, 29 Nov-10 Dec 2010). What were the actions taken? For OECD experts involved at Cancún, policy focused on financing, market solutions and technological change.
To sum-up, Green and Growth can and should go together, but we need to put the right policies in place. The OECD is working to help countries reconcile fighting climate change with strengthening the economy and creating jobs.
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In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the water area.
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In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the energy area.
During a workshop on climate change organised by the European Union, Mr Gurría reminded that "far from perfect, the Copenhagen Accord is a hard-fought political agreement". He added that the world now needs to find an ambitious and legally-binding global agreement on climate change in Mexico and that the EU should continue to play a leading role for the negotiations.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Mexico. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
El rápido crecimiento de la economía y la población en México están ejerciendo una presión significativa en el medioambiente, aumentando la contaminación y agotando los recursos naturales.
The OECD Environmental Performance Review of Mexico makes 61 recommendations to help improve the country's environment. Mexico has adopted an ambitious approach to environmental governance, increasingly mainstreaming sustainable development into sectoral policy-making.
Rapid increases in Mexico’s economy and population are putting massive pressure on the environment, increasing pollution and depleting natural resources.
Der rasche Anstieg der Bevölkerung in Mexiko und das Wachstum der Wirtschaft stellen eine erhebliche Belastung für die Umwelt dar. Die Umweltverschmutzung steigt und die natürlichen Ressourcen werden über Gebühr in Anspruch genommen.