The 2015 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum (GGSD Forum) will take place on 14-15 December 2015 at the OECD conference centre in Paris, France. It will examine how to foster the “next industrial revolution” by harnessing the potential of systems innovation policies that support green growth.
The CCXG (formerly called the Annex I Expert Group) is a group of government delegates and experts from OECD and other industrialised countries. Its aim is to promote dialogue on and enhance understanding of technical issues in the international climate change negotiations. New report: The Role of the 2015 Agreement in Enhancing Adaptation to Climate Change.
An efficient transport sector is important for economic development and for the wellbeing of people. However, transport activities can generate various negative environmental impacts. The OECD has carried out several studies to identify instruments and other approaches for reconciling transport and environmental policies.
The GGKP has been developed in partnership between the GGGI, the OECD, UNEP, and the World Bank, to help address major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice, and to help countries design and implement green growth policy.
Cities are home to over half of the world’s population. Cities characterise many of today’s global economic and environmental challenges and deliver cost-effective policy responses. Latest news: Policy Perspectives on Cities and Climate Change.
Technological change is undoubtedly one of the keys to ensuring that economic growth and environmental improvements co-exist. It is vitally important that environmental policies and policy instruments provide the right incentives for the development and diffusion of ‘environmental’ technologies.
A ground-breaking OECD survey offers new insights to policy-makers on the factors that influence household behaviour towards the environment. It provides answers to the key question: How can the impact of policies encouraging greener behaviour be heightened? It also provides a deeper understanding of behavioural responses to measures and how these may differ across households and regions.
The OECD Environment Directorate has launched a new project on effects of public policy conditions on leveraging private financing for environmental and climate mitigation investments. An analysis on Effectiveness of Policies and Strategies to Increase the Capacity Utilisation of Intermittent Renewable Power Plants is now available.
The crisis convinced many countries that a different kind of economic growth is needed, which takes into account environmental, social and technological considerations.
During the last few years OECD countries have witnessed an increased awareness on the part of firms of the potential to realise certain commercial objectives through improved environmental performance.