Speeches / Presentations

  • 30-November-2015


    Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition launch meeting opening remarks

    The OECD is committed to continue building the evidence base and showcasing best practices. We join the collective call for all countries, businesses and members of civil society to put a big, fat price on carbon!

  • 16-November-2015

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    EPR Brazil launch presentation

    Brazil has made tremendous progress in terms of its environmental performance, but rigorous policy implementation remains critically important, according to the OECD’s first-ever Environmental Performance Review of Brazil. Greening the economy can also bring huge social and economic opportunities.

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  • 4-November-2015


    Launch of the OECD Environmental Performance Review of Brazil

    As the world’s most biodiverse country, Brazil is blessed with both the responsibility to protect - and the opportunity to benefit socially and economically from - its abundant natural capital. Moreover, Brazil has long played a leading role in the global dialogue on sustainable development, from the Rio Summit in 1992 to Rio+20 two decades later.

  • 21-October-2015


    The contribution of science and innovation to addressing climate change

    Governments have agreed to work together to hold the increase in global average temperature to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Yet, the world is currently on course for a global mean surface temperature increase of around 3-5°C by the end of the century.

  • 9-October-2015


    Current state of mobilisation of climate finance

    The OECD was asked to provide an up-to-date aggregate estimate of mobilised climate finance in relation to the commitment by developed countries to jointly mobilise USD 100 billion a year by 2020 for climate action in developing countries. We have done this work in collaboration with Climate Policy Initiative.

  • 28-September-2015


    Betting the planet: A climate reality check

    As we approach COP21 it is becoming increasingly clear that more ambition is needed to get us on a 2 degree pathway. But it is not just about committing to emission reduction targets by 2030. Governments need to demonstrate how their policies will credibly put them on a pathway to even deeper reductions.

  • 25-September-2015


    Coherent policies for sustainable and low-carbon societies

    We know that the adverse impacts of climate change are expected to slow growth and exacerbate poverty. An effective climate response is therefore not only an environmental necessity but an integral part of sustainable development.

  • 21-September-2015


    Putting the information revolution to work for water

    Making sense of and communicating data requires imagination and creativity. The bolder and more ambitious we are, the better we can produce, analyse and communicate policy-relevant data to support better water policies for better lives.

  • 21-September-2015


    OECD Inventory of Support Measures for Fossil Fuels 2015

    This new OECD inventory puts the spotlight on almost 800 spending programmes and tax breaks that governments use to encourage the production or use of fossil fuels. These policies are found in both our member countries and in key emerging economies at national, state and provincial levels.

  • 3-juillet-2015


    Climat : ce qui a changé, ce qui n’a pas changé et ce que nous pouvons faire - À six mois de la COP 21

    Si nous ne parvenons pas à réduire à zéro les émissions nettes de CO2, les températures continueront d’augmenter. Lorsque je l’ai dit, voilà deux ans, certains en doutaient. Aujourd’hui, je suis heureux de voir que ce constat fait autorité et qu’il constitue un objectif commun.

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