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The OECD Green Talks Live webinar series brings world experts together on pressing environmental issues for a global audience. These free webinars are open to the general public and participants are welcome to pose questions during the Q&A segment. Video recordings of our Green Talks are made available online afterwards.

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register to the next webinar on materials use to 2060

When: Monday 18 February 2019 - 17:00 (CET Paris time) / 11:00 (EST)

Subject: Materials use to 2060: Economic drivers and environmental consequences 

Green Talks Materials use to 2060


The world’s consumption of raw materials is set to nearly double by 2060 as the global economy expands and living standards rise, placing twice the pressure on the environment than we are seeing today.

» What economic mechanisms drive material use and how will this affect the environment?

Join our team of experts of the OECD Environment Directorate to learn more about projections for materials use to 2060.

The talk will highlight findings from the report Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060: Economic Drivers and Environmental Consequences.



Duration: 1 hour (presentation of 20-30 minutes followed by Q&A).

Where: the convenience of your computer

To register for the free online webinar:

1. Go to the online registration

2. Click on "Register" and enter the requested information. There is no password required for registration.

3. Click "Submit".

webinar VIDEO RECORDING: RETHINKING PLASTIC RECYCLING IN A DISPOSABLE SOCIETY

The global production and use of plastics are expected to increase fourfold to 2050 and if the material is poorly managed at the end-of-life, this will potentially result in significantly increased impacts on the environment, especially through marine plastic litter.

On 23 January 2019, Peter Börkey, of the OECD Environment Directorate, addressed this pressing issue and the policy responses that are required to tackle it. The presentation was based on the OECD report Improving Markets for Recycled Plastics: Trends, Prospects and Policy Responses.

 

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