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  • 23-March-2015

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    The water challenge: OECD's response

    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. Latest news: "Partnerships for water security" blog by Simon Upton, OECD Environment Director.

  • 13-March-2015

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    Private climate finance: Research Collaborative

    The Research Collaborative conducts and co-ordinates work to improve the identification and measurement of private climate finance flows in order to participate in improving the monitoring progress in the international effort to address climate change. Its latest publication explores the potential development and use of econometric techniques towards estimating publicly mobilised private finance in the renewable energy sector.

  • 3-March-2015

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    Financing climate change action

    Between 2010-2012, five well renowned Public Financial Institutions provided over 100 billion euros of equity investment and financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport projects. Latest blog "A clearer picture of climate-related finance".

  • 25-February-2015

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    Environmental Action Programme Task Force: Greening development in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

    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).

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  • 25-February-2015

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    Adaptation to climate change

    OECD work on adaptation to climate change focus on three main areas: (1) Economic aspects of adaptation; (2) Adaptation and development; and (3) Adaptation in OECD countries. New video on Smart climate change adaptation in practice; read our latest report on Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation: Methodological Approaches.

  • 18-February-2015

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    Partnership with the EU Water Initiative (EUWI): Water Policy Reforms in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA)

    The European Union Water Initiative was launched at the World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in 2002. The objective is to create the conditions for mobilising all available EU resources (human & financial), and to coordinate them to achieve the water-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in partner countries.

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  • 11-February-2015

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    EaP GREEN: Greening economies in the European Union’s Eastern Partnership countries

    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. Read the latest news and upcoming event.

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  • 5-February-2015

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    Waste prevention and minimisation

    Over the past two decades, OECD governments, the private sector and others have spent considerable resources on environmental protection and waste reduction. Yet, waste generation is still on the rise.

  • 30-January-2015

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    About environmental performance reviews

    Since work began in 1992, 60 reviews of the OECD members have been conducted under the management of the OECD Working Party on Environmental Performance. Most OECD member countries have now been reviewed twice. Several non-member countries have also been reviewed, including China.

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  • 23-January-2015

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    Environmental-Economic Modelling

    Modelling work is aimed to assist governments in identifying the implications of major socio-economic trends on environmental pressures and the consequences of policies or policy mixes to address these.

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