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Can the U.S. Economy Be Both Climate Friendly and Competitive?by -
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...
A sound understanding of the economics
of offsets-in particular, of the potential
supply of offsets under future policy
scenarios and market conditions-is
critically important for policymakers
as they address major design decisions
in crafting climate policy....
This chart assesses potential green-program impacts per $1 billion of U.S. government economic-recovery spending.
This "roadmap" presents the results of a year-long
effort by the [Center for Strategic and International Studies](http://www.csis.org) (CSIS) and WRI to identify a set of policies to
address energy security and climate change simultaneously...
Potential and Pitfalls
This study uses a national agro-environmental production model to evaluate the environmental and economic impacts of introducing a market for corn stover to support a stover-based ethanol industry.