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  • 4-December-2007

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    Climate change could triple population at risk from coastal flooding by 2070, finds OECD

    The impact of climate change and urban development could more than triple the number of people around the world exposed to coastal flooding by 2070, according to a new report by the OECD, co-authored by experts from academia and the private sector.

  • 9-August-2007

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    Policy Brief: Climate Change Policies

    Climate change is already being observed through rising temperatures, melting glaciers, shifting rain patterns, increased storm intensity and rising sea levels. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activities – mainly fossil fuel use, deforestation and agriculture – cause climate change. If GHG emissions are not reduced to significantly below current levels within the next few decades, there will be further warming and sea-level

  • 2-May-2007

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    Speech to the Seminar on Climate Change, Innovation and Growth

    In his address, Mr. Gurría highlighted the alarming outlook for growth in carbon dioxide emissions. He also underscored the need for collective action in developing innovative and market-based solutions in order to foster competitiveness and opportunities for growth.

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  • 2-May-2007

    Portuguese

    Seminário sobre Alterações Climáticas, Inovação e Crescimento

    Discurso do Exmo. Senhor Angel Gurría, Secretário Geral da Organização para a Cooperação e o Desenvolvimento Económico (OCDE). Ministério da Economia e da Inovação, Lisboa, 2 de Maio de 2007.

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  • 22-March-2007

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    Annex I Expert Group Seminar, "Working Together to Respond to Climate Change", March 2007, Paris

    The Annex I Expert Group Seminar with developing countries - "Working Together to Respond to Climate Change" - took place on 19 & 20 March 2007 at IEA Headquarters Paris.

  • 13-December-2006

    German

    OECD-Berechnungen zu den Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Skiregionen in den Alpen

    Nahezu alle Skigebiete in Deutschland und rund 70 Prozent der Skiregionen in Österreich müssen durch den Klimawandel um die Schneesicherheit fürchten und damit um die wirtschaftliche Grundlage des Wintertourismus.

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  • 13-December-2006

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    OECD warns climate change is threatening Europe's skiing trade

    Many regions in the Alps had the warmest November on record, delaying the arrival of snow by several weeks and worrying ski operators. As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects ..

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  • 12-December-2006

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  • 1-December-2006

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    Wengen 2006 Workshop - Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change in the European Alps

    The Wengen 2006 workshop took place from October 4-6, 2006, and brought together experts from the climate science, policy, and economics communities together with decision-makers from countries within the Alpine Arc.

  • 3-November-2006

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    OECD’s Gurría welcomes Stern Review into consequences of climate change

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the publication this week of the Stern Review to the UK government on the economic consequences of climate change. The report was compiled by Sir Nicholas Stern, former chief economist at the World Bank.

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