This online tool is showcasing information on policies and statistics related to climate change mitigation in all 34 OECD countries, 10 partner economies and the European Union. Click on "countries" to access detailed country profiles.
A reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon intensity of its energy industry and green its transport sector to progress towards its 2030 emissions goals.
Delivering on the Paris objectives will require fundamental shifts in our economies, including major changes in how capital is allocated. This project analyses how low-emission and climate-resilient development can be achieved without compromising economic growth, competitiveness, or well-being across the G20 group of countries and beyond.
Without new policies, by 2050, freshwater availability will be further strained and 3.9 billion people will be living in river basins experiencing severe water stress.
Each country must spell out a credible roadmap for action consistent with the goal of holding the average temperature increase to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 °C.”; said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría
Biodiversity – life on earth – and the ecosystems services that stem from it, provide invaluable benefits to human health, well-being and our economies. The OECD provides analysis and good practice insights for biodiversity policy, to enhance its environmental effectiveness, economic efficiency and distributional equity.
Where are the water risk hotspots? How will they affect markets, trade or food security and what can be done? Join us on 18 October at 17:00 CEST to learn more about using the hotspot approach to tackle these agriculture water risks. The talk will highlight findings from the recently published OECD report: Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture.