This fact sheet highlights some of the impacts, threats, and vulnerabilities to human health in the United States associated with extreme weather events, examines how climate change is contributing to human health threats, and summarizes initiatives taking place to help address the issue.
Northeast business action to reduce greenhouse gasesby , and -
Reviews corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management based on the experiences of nine large corporations from various economic sectors.
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;...
An Office Guideby and -
Based on experiences gained implementing WRI's CO2 reduction commitment, this guide helps other office-based organizations understand climate change and the practical steps they can take to measure and reduce their CO2 emissions.
Emerging environmental risks and shareholder value in the oil and gas industryby and -
Evaluates how environmental issues might impact the future financial performance of leading companies in the oil and gas sector.
A Central and Eastern European perspectiveby -
Examines activities implemented by six economies in transition (EITs) in Central and Eastern Europe to reduce or limit their emissions of greenhouse gases.
Seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Framework on Convention on Climate Changeby -
December 7, 2001. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the COP of the Framework Convention on Climate Change and its results to the Ford Foundation in relation to its work worldwide in the Environment and Development Field.
A global environmental health indicatorby and -
Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.
The Urban Environmentby , , and -
Urbanization is one of the critical global trends shaping the future. While great environmental challenges lie ahead, there are many innovative and effective approaches to environmental management undertaken by cities and communities around the world.
A long term perspectiveby -
Examines four long-term trends in pollution.
Focusing on the role of energy in the global economy, this frequently quoted report notes that unstable and unsustainable energy prices have brought about many problems -- high inflation rates, world recession, and mountain debt burdens.