WRI opened its Europe office in 2013. We represent WRI’s vision and strategy in Europe through engagement with European governments, businesses and institutions. Learn more about our work in Europe.
Disciplining The Use of Trade Measures Under a Post-2012 Climate Agreement
As the United States, the European Union and other Annex I Parties prepare legislation to cap greenhouse gas emissions post-2012, their policymakers are under increasing pressure from domestic constituencies to include trade measures as part of domestic climate policy. This paper analyzes the...
The BOP market in Eastern Europe is $458 billion and includes 254 million people in 28 surveyed countries, 64 percent of the region's population with 36 percent of the region’s aggregate income.
This map identifies 168 eutrophic and hypoxic coastal areas in Europe. Fifty-nine of these are documented hypoxic areas, 106 are areas of concern, and 3 are improved systems that are in recovery.
The Business Case for Corporate Use of Renewable Energy in Europe
This WRI policy brief gives an overview of the benefits that are motivating businesses in Europe to switch to renewable energy.
Market Size and Business Strategy at the Base of the Pyramid
Discussions of base of the economic pyramid (BOP) markets have, until now, relied principally on business case studies and rough estimates of market size. The Next 4 Billion uses previously unreleased data to measure market opportunity at the BOP.
Are investors driving blindly?
The ACEA Agreement target in 2008 will entail costs for the industry that are likely to to distributed differently between the member companies. Yet these costs, along with their competitive implicatications, remain hidden from the public.
Renewable Electricity, Tradable Renewable Certificates and On-Site Renewable Generation
Provides an overview of green power markets and describes the necessary steps to buying green power.
This is a joint publication of the U.S. DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program; U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership; World Resources Institute;...
A Central and Eastern European perspective
Examines activities implemented by six economies in transition (EITs) in Central and Eastern Europe to reduce or limit their emissions of greenhouse gases.