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OECD: waste at heart of climate strategy

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developments (OECD) has put the waste sector at the heart of an affordable strategy to prevent potentially disastrous environmental and economic problems caused by climate change.Under current government policies worldwide, global greenhouse gases may grow 37% by 2030, and 52% by 2050, warned the OECDs 2008 Environmental Outlook report. However, it claims that the global economy need only adopt policies costing 1% of GDP to cut ...