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In the run up to Rio+20, governments must seize new opportunities to ensure that green growth - strong economies and a clean environment - offer the potential to increase the well-being of all citizens in all countries.
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This is an ENB article on the presentation of the joint agency paper "Poverty and Climate Change: Reducing the vulnerability of the Poor through Adaptation" on 9 June 2003
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The OECD’s 50th Anniversary is an opportunity to reaffirm what we stand for and what we are about. After 50 years, our objective is and remains to help member and partner country’s governments to formulate and implement better policies for better lives.
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This flyer provides an overview of OECD's continuing strong commitment to providing policy guidance on improving water policy through its work on the economic, institutional and policy responses to the water challenge.
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In addition to the work on Globalisation, Transport and the Environment (see www.oecd.org/env/transport/globalisation), OECD has in recent years issued a number of other documents on transport and environment.
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The project on Household Behaviour and Environmental Policy adopts a comprehensive approach by examining key areas of environmental policy: household waste generation and recycling, personal transport choices, organic food consumption etc.
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Getting the tax treatment of tradable permits “right” is important not only for achieving environmental objectives, but also for the integrity of tax systems. This flyer describes work OECD currently is doing on this issue.
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Solving the world’s environmental problems could take a significant toll on economic growth. Innovation – the creation and adoption of new, cleaner technologies and know-how –provides a means to achieve local and global environmental goals at lower costs.
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The OECD collects statistics on bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) through its Creditor Reporting System (CRS).