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Biodiversity is fundamental to sustaining life, providing critical ecosystem services, such as food security, water purification, nutrient cycling, and climate regulation, that are essential to support human well-being and economic growth. Meeting documents for the International Expert Workshop on Biodiversity Offsets are now available.
DAC-EPOC Task Team on Climate Change and Development Co-operation is a group of experts on the issue of climate change, particularly on climate change adaptation. The task team’s overarching mission is to integrate climate change adaptation into development co-operation.
Adaptation to Climate Change
Capacity Development for Environment
The OECD works with governments to promote good practice to scale up and better target public and private finance to support climate-friendly investment. Save the date: Forum on using country systems to manage climate change finance (2-3 December 2013).
Without new policies, by 2050, freshwater availability will be further strained, with 2.3 billion more people than today projected to be living in river basins experiencing severe water stress. Today: OECD celebrates World Toilet Day (19 November 2013).
CCXG reports on Emissions Trading.
Tracking private climate finance flows, together with flows of public finance, is a key task in monitoring progress in the international effort to address climate change mitigation and adaptation. Further research and better co-ordination of ongoing initiatives are therefore required from this Research Collaborative open netowrk to improve the identification, measurement, and reporting of private climate flows.
The CCXG (formerly called the Annex I Expert Group) is a group of government delegates and experts from OECD and other industrialised countries. Its aim is to promote dialogue on and enhance understanding of technical issues in the international climate change negotiations.
The OECD supports countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) to reconcile their environment and economic goals thus addressing the heavy environmental legacy of the Soviet model of development. This support is provided within the framework of the Task Force for the Implementation of the Environmental Action Programme (the EAP Task Force).
Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood” (EaP GREEN) programme is being implemented by OECD in co-operation with UNECE, UNEP, and UNIDO to assist the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries in their transition to green economies.
The OECD launched this follow-up project to the Environmental Outlook. A broad global assessment that encompass the economic growth implications of several environmental challenges.