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  • 2-October-2008

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    The Conclusions and Recommendations of the OECD Environmental Performance Review

    In the lead-up to joining the European Union, Hungary made significant progress in reducing air and water pollution and protecting its nature and biodiversity, according to Mr. Gurría. However, he recommended that Hungary redouble its efforts, in order to further reduce pollution and use energy and raw materials more efficiently.

  • 11-juillet-2008

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    Séminaire parlementaire de haut niveau de l’OCDE : Changement climatique

    L’OCDE organise un séminaire parlementaire de haut niveau sur le thème « Changement climatique » qui se tiendra au siège de l’OCDE à Paris le jeudi 2 octobre 2008 de 9h00 à 17h00.Le changement climatique nous confronte à la nécessité d’agir « tout de suite ». Il concerne aussi bien l’environnement que l’économie mondiale. Les températures mondiales vont continuer à s’élever, à moins d’une réduction sensible des émissions de gaz à

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  • 23-June-2008

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    Expert Workshop on Economic Aspects of Adaptation to Climate Change, 7-8 April 2008

    Adaptation to climate change is now widely recognized as an equally important and complementary response to greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation. Adaptation measures are increasingly being put in place in both developing and developed countries, and by bot

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  • 20-June-2008

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    OECD Side Event at SB28 sessions, June 2008

    OECD Side Event at SB28 sessions, 10 June 2008

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  • 10-juin-2008

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    Ranking Port Cities with High Exposure and Vulnerability to Climate Extremities: Exposure Estimates - Document de travail No. 1

    Ce document de travail propose une estimation de l’exposition des villes portuaires aux inondations côtières, dues aux marées de tempête, et aux vents forts, s'intéressant aux effets du changement climatique sur l’exposition de chacune de ces villes à l’horizon des années 2070.

  • 10-June-2008

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    Water: an Under-Delivered Promise

    In his speech delivered at the Conference of Montreal, Angel Gurría underlined that growing pressures from agriculture, energy production and industries were imperilling our water resources. He affirmed that all countries - OECD and developing countries alike – need to introduce urgently policy reforms and scale-up best practices to avoid dire consequences.

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  • 3-June-2008

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    Changing Climate Change: The New Dimension of Economics

    At the opening session of the OECD Forum 2008, Angel Gurría underlined that the overall effectiveness of actions against climate change would be eroded without the participation of all the world’s countries. He added that while the cost of ambitious mitigation policies would be considerably lower than the cost of inaction, they would still not be inexpensive.The OECD can help, through finding least-cost policy instruments designed to

  • 3-June-2008

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    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

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  • 1-juin-2008

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  • 24-May-2008

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    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.

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