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WRI established its U.S. office in 1982. We work to improve water quality, increase awareness of local climate change impacts, and identify cost-effective emissions-reduction opportunities in the United States. Learn more about our Eutrophication and Hypoxia, Water Quality Trading, U.S. Local Climate Impacts Initiative, and U.S. Climate Action projects.

The United States has made green spending a key part of its stimulus packages in response to the domestic and global economic crisis.

In October 2008, Congress passed the Emergency Economic Stabi

Paul Joffe

Senior Foreign Policy Counsel

Paul Joffe is Senior Foreign Policy Counsel at WRI where he works to help inform policy makers and stakeholders on international climate and energy law and policy issues.

Harnessing Nature's Power

Deploying and Financing On-Site Renewable Energy

This report offers strategies and approaches that can be valuable to a wide range of firms looking at potential investments, contracts, and facility operational decisions regarding use of renewable energy. It provides guidance on how to consider the choice to finance or purchase renewable...

This chart assesses potential green-program impacts per $1 billion of U.S. government economic-recovery spending.

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