Climate change

COP21 session - Beyond climate: Major environmental challenges, what do the indicators tell us?

9 Dec. 2015
17:15 - 18:45
Paris-Le Bourget
Side event

  • Location: Conference Centre - Blue Zone - Delegations Area - Hall 3 - Pavilion 7

Objective and reliable environmental information is indispensable for carrying out coherent, responsive and effective policies.

Building on OECD indicators on the environment and on green growth, Guillaume Sainteny, Simon Upton and other panelists repositioned the climate in the broader context of major environmental issues and related policies:

  • the circular economy and material productivity,
  • sustainable management of natural resources,
  • environmental quality and health,
  • biodiversity,
  • taxation and economic instruments.

Key speakers

  • Simon Upton, Director, Environment Directorate, OECD
  • Guillaume Sainteny, Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique and former Director at the Environment Ministry, France
  • Aldo Ravazzi Douvan, Senior Advisor, Ministry of the Environment, Italy
  • Myriam Linster, Environment Directorate, OECD
  • Nils Axel Braathen, Envionment Directorate, OECD


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