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  • 29-July-2022

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  • 3-June-2022

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    Global plastic waste set to almost triple by 2060, says OECD

    The amount of plastic waste produced globally is on track to almost triple by 2060, with around half ending up in landfill and less than a fifth recycled, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 27-April-2022

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    OECD countries advancing slowly on sustainable development targets by 2030

    Despite progress made since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Goals (SDGs), OECD countries have met or are close to meeting only a quarter of the targets for which performance can be gauged, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 31-March-2022

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    Countries pledge to step up action on climate and environment at OECD Environment Ministerial

    Ministers and high-level representatives from the OECD’s 38 member countries and the European Union, as well as Bulgaria, Croatia, Peru and Romania, committed in a formal OECD Declaration today to intensify their work on climate and the environment

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  • 22-February-2022

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    Plastic pollution is growing relentlessly as waste management and recycling fall short, says OECD

    The world is producing twice as much plastic waste as two decades ago, with the bulk of it ending up in landfill, incinerated or leaking into the environment, and only 9% successfully recycled, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 2-November-2021

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  • 1-November-2021

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    Governments need to address inevitable risks of losses and damages from climate change, says OECD

    As governments face the challenge of delivering on their net-zero by 2050 commitments, a new OECD report says they must focus in parallel on reducing and managing the inevitable risk of further losses and damages from climate change.

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  • 27-October-2021

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  • 22-October-2021

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    Agreement reached at OECD to end export credit support for unabated coal-fired power plants

    In support of efforts to address climate change and in the context of the approaching COP26, the Participants to the OECD Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits have agreed to end support for unabated coal-fired power plants.

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  • 27-September-2021

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    Lithuania strong on renewables and recycling - must do better on transport, agriculture and emissions reductions, says OECD

    Lithuania has significantly boosted its use of renewable energy and waste recycling but needs to do better in managing environmental impacts of transport and agriculture. Policies will also need to be strengthened considerably for Lithuania to reach its 2030 and beyond climate targets and to improve biodiversity and water quality, according to a new OECD report.

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