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  • 3-June-2008


    Climate Change: A Matter of Political Will

    In his remarks at the OECD Forum 2008, the OECD Secretary-General reminded the audience that successful efforts to address climate change will depend on various factors, such as getting the numbers right, identifying the most appropriate instruments, striking an all-inclusive global deal for the post-2012 architecture and promoting new policies that foster eco-innovation. But moving forward on all these tracks will depend on another

  • 1-juin-2008


  • 24-May-2008


    Resource productivity and the "3Rs"

    In his speech delivered at the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting 2008, Angel Gurría discussed how promoting resource productivity and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) can protect the environment while sustaining growth and prosperity.

  • 19-May-2008


    Annex I Expert Group Seminar with non-Annex I countries, May 2008, Paris

    The Annex I Expert Group Seminar with non-Annex I co

  • 22-April-2008


    Tackling climate change (OECD Observer article)

    A 50% rise in global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, higher temperatures, with more droughts and storms harming people, crops and buildings; more animal and plant species becoming extinct under expanding farmland and urban sprawl; dwindling natural resources; a billion more people living in water-stressed areas by 2030, with more pollution, disease and premature deaths ahead.

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  • 3-avril-2008


    Réunion du Comité des politiques d'environnement (EPOC) au niveau ministériel : Environnement et compétitivité mondiale - 28-29 avril 2008

    Les ministres de l'environnement de l'OCDE se réuniront les 28-29 avril 2008. La compétitivité, l'éco-innovation et le changement climatique ainsi que la coopération environnementale entre les pays l'OCDE et les économies émergentes seront parmis les thèmes principaux des discussions.

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  • 1-April-2008


    A European Approach to the Climate Change Challenge

    In his remarks delivered at the European Commission Seminar on Climate Change, M. Gurría spoke of the lead role taken by the European Union in agreeing ambitious climate goals and of the OECD support to policy makers in identifying, developing, and implementing effective and least-cost policies to tackle climate change.

  • 13-mars-2008

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    Synthèses : Changement climatique : relever le défi à l’horizon 2050

    Le changement climatique est déjà une réalité. Les observations scientifiques montrent que les émissions passées de gaz à effet de serre (GES) ont déjà une incidence sur le climat mondial. Si les évolutions actuelles se poursuivent et si les politiques menées présentement sont maintenues, il faut s’attendre à un réchauffement rapide de la planète. Des actions s’imposent dès aujourd’hui pour réduire les émissions mondiales de GES dans

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  • 6-March-2008


    Seminar on “Sustainable Development and Climate Change: International and National Perspectives”

    In this seminar organised by the Norwegian government, Mr. Gurría reminded that achieving ambitious climate stabilisation goals is possible provided all major emitting countries and sectors act immediately. He underlined that this will require significant changes in how we consume and how we produce but doing nothing is not an option, because the costs and consequences are a multiple of the known costs of action.

  • 5-mars-2008


    Lancement officiel de l'édition 2008 des Perspectives de l'environnement de l'OCDE

    A l'occasion du lancement officiel de ce rapport à Oslo, à l'invitation du Premier ministre de Norvège Jens Stoltenberg, le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE a rappelé que des solutions aux défis environnementaux sont disponibles.

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