Climate change is already affecting lives and livelihoods everywhere. Without urgent and determined action, the effects of climate change will intensify, spread and become more destructive. Acting to curb climate change is affordable, particularly if we act now, click to see how.
The OECD is helping to catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient economy through the development of effective policies, institutions and instruments for green finance and investment.
Decisive climate action should form an integral part of economic development plans. See latest OECD work in this area:
The OECD is responding to the challenge of climate adaptation by supporting governments in planning and implementing effective, efficient and equitable adaptation policies
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The linkages and interactions between climate change, land use, ecosystems and agriculture are inextricable, offering both opportunities for synergies and the need to reconcile trade-offs when devising policies. The OECD is conducting multiple areas of work across this diverse nexus of issues.
How can cities be most effective in tackling climate change and achieving greener growth? Recent OECD work explores these questions in detail.