3 July | The lecture by OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría focuses on how countries can overcome the numerous political, economic and social barriers to achieve the rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions needed to safeguard our common future.Read more
17 June 2019 - Update on recent progress in reform of inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption. OECD-IEA analysis shows that progress on reform is threatened.Read more
6 May 2019 - This report sets the economic and business case for urgent and ambitious action on biodiversity. It presents a preliminary assessment of current biodiversity-related finance flows, and discusses the key data and indicator gaps that need to be addressed to underpin effective monitoring of both the pressures on biodiversity and the actions (i.e. responses) being implemented.Read more
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OECD secretary-general's report to ministers 2019
OECD WORK ON ENVIRONMENT 2017-18
This brochure details how our Organisation is helping governments face up to cross-cutting, systemic challenges with a more holistic approach that is increasingly joining the dots between environment, growth and equity:
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