At COP16, Angel Gurría stated that "Green and Growth go well together and can become a win-win outcome for advanced, emerging and developing countries. (...) Cancun should; Cancun must; Cancun can!"
La 16ème Conférence des Parties sur le changement climatique a eu lieu du 29 novembre au 10 décembre 2010. Quelles mesures ont été prises ?
In his remarks, A. Gurría said that countries need to be ambitious in taking unilateral actions and that a cost-effective approach to reducing emissions could cost just a fraction of a percentage point of GDP per year.
To sum-up, Green and Growth can and should go together, but we need to put the right policies in place. The OECD is working to help countries reconcile fighting climate change with strengthening the economy and creating jobs.
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In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the water area.
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In 2008, the OECD carried out a survey of people's behaviour towards the environment in ten OECD countries and five areas including energy. This article from the OECD Observer provides information on the findings that emerge from this survey in the energy area.
During a workshop on climate change organised by the European Union, Mr Gurría reminded that "far from perfect, the Copenhagen Accord is a hard-fought political agreement". He added that the world now needs to find an ambitious and legally-binding global agreement on climate change in Mexico and that the EU should continue to play a leading role for the negotiations.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Mexico. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
El rápido crecimiento de la economía y la población en México están ejerciendo una presión significativa en el medioambiente, aumentando la contaminación y agotando los recursos naturales.
L'Examen des performances environnementales du Mexique, dans lequel l'OCDE formule 61 recommandations concrètes destinées à faciliter l'amélioration de l'environnement de ce pays.