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The climate is changing, so should we

23 September 2014
by Patrick Love

UN climate summitThe UN Climate Summit opens today at UN headquarters in New York. The OECD’s Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, will be chairing the session on “The Economic Case for Climate Action,” where global leaders and world renowned experts, from China, India, Mexico and the United States will be discussing The New Climate Economy Report: Better Growth, Better Climate, by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.

The OECD Environment Directorate has produced two videos to explain key issues.

In this first one, Simon Upton, head of the Environment Directorate, discusses three things you need to know about climate change.

 

And this one looks at how to finance climate change action.

Useful links

OECD participation in the UN Climate Summit

OECD work on climate change

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    June 8, 2015

    You can choose not to drink or not to smoke, but you can`t control whether or not you’re exposed to air pollution. The weather has been already changed and now it’s become harmful to our lives . As a report of 2010 said, there were more than 220,000 lung cancer deaths worldwide connected to air pollution.
    To know more about this harmful effect- http://www.risingbd.com/mobile/english/detailsnews.php?nssl=7727

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