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  • 20-October-2015

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    If this is a war on emissions, governments need a strong arsenal

    More than 150 countries have submitted their post-2020 Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Such contributions are vital to the #COP21 climate change conference in Paris this December.

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  • 14-October-2015

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    The Carbon Clock is ticking!

    It has become the accepted wisdom that meeting the global climate challenge will require zero net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the end of this century. Read the full op-ed by Gabriela Ramos, OECD Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 7-octobre-2015

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    L'élan du financement climatique est donné

    Les financements publics et privés mobilisés par les pays développés à l’appui d’actions climatiques dans les pays en développement ont atteint 62 milliards USD en 2014 contre 52 milliards USD en 2013, soit en moyenne 57 milliards USD par an au cours de la période 2013-14.

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  • 5-October-2015

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    Webinar: COP21 and beyond: Aligning Policies for a Low-carbon Economy

    Addressing climate change requires urgent policy action to drive a global infrastructure and technological transformation. The latest report 'Aligning Policies for a Low-carbon Economy' presents the first diagnosis of the alignments of policy and regulatory frameworks with climate policy goals. Join the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) for a webinar exploring these issues on 5 October 2015, 15:00-16:30 (Paris time).

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  • 27-September-2015

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    Air pollution and diesel: from theory to practice, Insights Blog

    The current Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal highlights the difficult reality of making the transition to a low-carbon economy. It also highlights the growing need for governments to make smart policies, based on actual costs.

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  • 23-September-2015

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    Monetary Carbon Values in Policy Appraisal: An Overview of Current Practice and Key Issues - Environment Working Paper

    Cost-benefit analyses and other quantitative appraisals are used in many countries to support decision-making in public policy, including investment projects in sectors such as transport and energy. This paper discusses the range of approaches which can be employed to value changes in carbon emissions in policy appraisalsand presents some case studies and a survey of current practice in OECD countries.

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  • 21-septembre-2015

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    Le soutien aux combustibles fossiles est encore considérable et le temps du changement est arrivé

    Le soutien public à la production et à la consommation de combustibles fossiles est encore considérable dans les pays de l’OCDE et les grandes économies émergentes, puisqu’il représente 160-200 milliards USD par an, d’après un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE. Ce soutien entrave les efforts mondiaux pour réduire les émissions et lutter contre le changement climatique.

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  • 21-September-2015

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    Critical Minerals Today and in 2030: An Analysis for OECD Countries - Environment Working Paper

    Raw materials are essential for the global economy and future development depends on their continued supply. Like fossil fuels, minerals are non-renewable. In general, their deposits in the Earth’s crust are also geographically clustered, making security of supply a potential risk. The purpose of this report is to perform for the first time an analysis of critical minerals for the OECD countries as a whole.

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  • 16-septembre-2015

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    L’agriculture et les sols agricoles face aux défis du changement climatique et de la sécurité alimentaire : politiques publiques et pratiques

    Cette conférence, organisée conjointement par l'OCDE et la France à Paris le 16 septembre 2015, visera à poser les bases des travaux et des réflexions internationales à conduire sur les politiques publiques et sur les incitations économiques possibles à l’appui de la sécurité alimentaire et de la lutte contre et de l’adaptation au changement climatique, en y intégrant la question des sols.

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  • 2-September-2015

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    Multi-level governance and robust water allocation regimes needed to secure Brazil’s future water needs

    The recent droughts in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states have exposed the need to shift from crisis management to effective risk governance of the country’s water resources, according to a new OECD report.

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