#42 Frankie goes on holiday: Climate for a change

OECD Observer No 292, Q3 2012

Click to enlarge. By StiK, especially for the OECD Observer.


"Wow, the weather is going mad here!"

"Same here. I call it 'global weirding'!"

"How's the Global.org summit going?"

"Well, everyone's preoccupied with the global economic crisis. And your holiday?"

"Not quite what I expected… Hey, maybe the summit should focus on the environment instead."

"What makes you say that?"

"The snowman I just built on the beach!"


The world can be a complex place. See how Frankie and his colleagues at Global.org grapple with the thorny public policy issues of our time, in this new cartoon strip.

For more Frankie.org, click here




Economic data

GDP growth: +0.5% Q2 2019 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 1.9% August 2019 annual
Trade: +0.4% exp, -1.2% imp, Q1 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% August 2019
Last update: 9 September 2019

OECD Observer Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the OECD by signing up for our e-newsletter :

Twitter feed

Subscribe now

<b>Subscribe now!</b>

Have the OECD Observer delivered
to your door



Edition Q2 2019

Previous editions

Don't miss

Most Popular Articles

NOTE: All signed articles in the OECD Observer express the opinions of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the official views of OECD member countries.

All rights reserved. OECD 2019