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  • 9-December-2010

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    Tackling climate change: How to ensure the necessary finance flows

    In his remarks, A. Gurría said that countries need to be ambitious in taking unilateral actions and that a cost-effective approach to reducing emissions could cost just a fraction of a percentage point of GDP per year.

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  • 6-December-2010

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    Economics of Climate Change Mitigation

    OECD’s modelling work supports governments in identifying least-cost policies or policy mixes to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and assesses the cost and impacts of possible post-2012 international frameworks.

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  • 26-November-2010

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    Policy Brief: Addressing International Competitiveness in a World of Non-uniform Carbon Pricing: Lessons from a decade of OECD analysis

    This policy brief highlights lessons learned from a decade of OECD and IEA policy analysis on the international competitiveness issue in climate policy and provides key policy messages.

  • 26-November-2010

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    Policy Brief: Summary of OECD/IEA analyses for COP-16: Scaled-up Market Mechanisms – What is Needed to Move Forward?

    In negotiation sessions leading up to COP 16 progress on outlining post-2012 market mechanisms has also been limited. The OECD and IEA have researched the possibility to expand carbon markets by granting broader access to developing countries.

  • 23-November-2010

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    Flood Risks, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Benefits in Mumbai: An Initial Assessment of Socio-Economic Consequences of Present and Climate Change Induced Flood Risks and of Possible Adaptation Options - Environment Working Paper No. 27

    This working paper demonstrates an approach to assess future risks and quantify the benefits of adaptation options at a city-scale, with application to flood risk in Mumbai.

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  • 18-November-2010

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    Capacity Development for Environmental Management in the Agricultural Sector in Developing Countries - Environment Working Paper No. 26

    This working paper highlights the importance of environmental management and governance in the agricultural sector; to present environmental goals, requirements, entry points, and strategies/approaches to capacity development for the environment (CDE) in this sector.

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  • 17-November-2010

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    Capacity Development for Environmental Management and Governance in the Energy Sector in Developing Countries - Environment Working Paper No. 25

    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.

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  • 8-November-2010

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    Dealing with Climate Change - Policies and Measures Database

    "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.

  • 14-October-2010

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    Global Forum on the Environment – Key issues for the post-2012 climate framework, September 2010

    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.

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  • 17-August-2010

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    Incorporating Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Environmental Impact Assessments: Opportunities and Challenges - Environment Working Paper No. 24

    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.

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