IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Green Issues

OECD Warns of Severe Consequences of Inaction over Climate Change

10:04 AM MDT | March 15, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

 Ongoing inaction to prevent global climate change will lead to irreversible environmental damage and curb economic growth, according to a report published today by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris). The report, dubbed Environmental Outlook to 2050, is a call to governments and private companies to act now to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. GHG emissions are continuing to rise and in 2010 global energy-related CO2 emissions reached an all-time high, the report says. OECD anticipates the world energy...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa