At the worldwide launch of this report in Oslo, hosted by Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, OECD Secretary-General reminded that solutions to the key environmental challenges are available, achievable and affordable, especially when compared to the expected economic growth and the costs and consequences of inaction.
On 28-29 April 2008, OECD Environment Ministers will discuss environmental trends and the projections, co-operation between OECD countries and emerging economies, challenges (competitiveness concerns) and opportunities (eco-innovation) associated with policies to address climate change...
The OECD's Environmental Outlook to 2030 says that global efforts to tackle the main environmental challenges - climate change, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and risks to human health - are achievable and affordable.
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Climate change is already with us. Scientific evidence shows that past emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) are already affecting the Earth’s climate. If current trends and policies continue, the result will be a rapidly warming world. Action is needed now to significantly reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the coming decades.If governments fail to act, or delay adopting the necessary policies, the likely consequences and
Ежегодное совещание Специальной рабочей группы по реализации ПДООС состоялось 7-8 февраля 2008 в конференц-центре ОЭСР в Париже.
The annual meeting of the EAP Task Force took place in Paris on 7-8 February 2008.
Powerpoint Presentations made during the OECD Expert Meeting “Sustainable Financing for Affordable Water Services"
This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each Member country.
Many governments now see technological innovation as a key channel to help them achieve a wide range of environmental objectives. Analysing patent data can give an accurate measure of innovations that reduce adverse environmental impacts.
Set up under the Kyoto Protocol, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) seeks to reduce greenhouse gases by allowing firms in developed nations to meet some of their emissions targets by initiating greenhouse gas reduction projects in developing countries where reduction costs are lower.