On 31 March 2022, 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 to intensify their work on climate and the environment including doing more to curb biodiversity loss, address plastic pollution, align finance with environmental objectives and accelerate climate change action.
The formal OECD Declaration includes working to curb biodiversity loss, address plastic pollution, align finance with environmental objectives and accelerate climate change action with a view to keeping the 1.5°C temperature rise limit within reach. Download a copy of the complete Ministerial Declaration.
One of the main issues is in obtaining and using relevant and reliable indicators for monitoring progress on mitigating climate change impacts. To address this, the OECD has a new platform for tracking trends in c climate change. It provides interactive information with data and trends across OECD countries. Play the short video to find out more.
Visit the OECD platform to explore OECD data on climate change. The informaiton is listed under the headings:
– Drivers and emissions
– Impacts and risks
– Policy responses and opportunities
A series of country case studies are also available.
The following video explains the importance of the indicators and gathering data for measuring trends.