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register to the next webinar on responding to rising seas

When: Wednesday 6 March 2019 - 17:00 (CET Paris time) / 11:00 (EST)

Subject: Responding to Rising Seas

Green Talks Live Responding to Rising Seas

Coastal regions are extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, due to their exposure to the combined effects of sea level rise and intense storm events. Coastal risks are set to intensify in the future, with the potential to bring unprecedented costs to livelihoods and economies.

How can governments identify, prepare for and respond to these risks?

Join Lisa Danielson of the OECD Environment Directorate and Alexander Bisaro of the Global Climate Forum to discuss how OECD countries are responding to these risks, and what more could be done in the future.

The presentation will be based on the forthcoming OECD report Responding to Rising Seas: OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks.

 

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

Where: the convenience of your computer

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WEBINAR VIDEO RECORDING: 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?

On 18 February 2019, our team of experts of the OECD Environment Directorate debated on the projections for materials use to 2060.



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

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