In December 2008, OECD was present in several ways at the "COP-14" UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan, and other associated events in Poland.
OECD Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist of the OECD participated in the "Summit on Sectoral Co-operation: Ministers and business leaders towards common responses to climate change", hosted by the Polish Ministry of Economy in Warsaw. 27-28 November.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría
participated in "Low Carbon Growth", the High-level of Ministers of Finance on Climate Change, hosted by Poland in Warsaw. See the Secretary-General's remarks
. 8-10 December.
OECD side event, “The Economics of Climate Change Policies
" 11 December.
Chair: Lorents G. Lorentsen, OECD Director for Environment, with participation by high-level government officials and experts. Theme: Both the costs of climate change and the costs of action are expected to be large and unevenly distributed. The OECD presented new analysis
focussing on policy mixes that can help keep costs of action low, incentivise clean technology, and generate the necessary financing and investment flows.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría submitted an official written statement
to the COP-14 High-Level Segment for intergovernmental organisations. 12 December.
OECD & UNFCCC
OECD participation in UNFCCC "Bonn Climate Change Talks", June 2009
Annex I Expert Group (AIXG) on the UNFCCC
OECD work on climate change -- listed by theme