Efforts to significantly reduce greenhouse gases need to be complemented with co-ordinated response to build resilience. Climate adaptation policies reduce the adverse consequences of climate impacts that are already underway and helps societies proactively prepare for the future. Find out more on how the OECD is working to support governments in planning and implementing effective, efficient and equitable adaptation policies.
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Las Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental ofrecen un análisis independiente y recomendaciones específicas dirigidas a mejorar las políticas que tienen un efecto sobre el medioambiente. La OCDE propone realizar la primera Evaluación del desempeño ambiental de Argentina, en cooperación con la Secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable. Los países miembros de la OCDE aprobarán las recomendaciones de este informe en 2020.
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Environmental Performance Reviews provide an independent assessment and targeted recommendations aimed at improving policies that impact the environment. The OECD proposes to conduct the first-ever Environmental Performance Review of Argentina in co-operation with the Secretariant of Environment and Sustainable Development. OECD Member countries will approve the recommendations of this report in 2020.
Two new reports have been released in the Series on Pesticides: A Guidance Document for the Assessment of the Equivalence of Technical Grade Active Ingredients for Identical Microbial Strains and a Guidance Document on Residues in Rotational Crops.
The programme (or BioPesticides including microbials - bacteria, algae, protozoa viruses, fungi -, pheromones and semiochemicals, macrobials/invertebrates such as insects and nematodes, and plant extracts/botanicals) helps member countries to harmonise the methods and approaches used to assess biological pesticides.
This event focused on the implication of COP24 outcomes and the implementation of the Rulebook, as well as on upcoming work on unresolved issues such as Article 6. Discussions covered Common Tabular Format (CTF) for climate finance and tracking progress towards the mitigation targets and updating and implementing NDCs, with a particular attention to the power sector and carbon markets.
Agriculture production is highly dependent on water and increasingly subject to water risks; and is the largest using sector and a major polluter of water. Improving agriculture’s water management is essential to a sustainable and productive agro-food sector.
This report offers a guide on potential reform pathways towards sustainable agriculture water use, based on a thorough review of selected past water and agriculture reforms and extensive consultation with policy experts.
Deadlines for comments: 8 February 2019 for the draft Performance Standards for the Validation and Assessment of Similar Test Method; and 31 January 2019 for the draft Guiding Principles for Good Licensing Practices for protected Elements in OECD Test Guidelines.
This work consists of a series of spatially explicit empirical analyses of the relationships between land use patterns, socioeconomic outcomes, environmental pressures, and the use of specific policy instruments. What's new: Brochure highlighting the project activities.