Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Eight
Installment 8 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future explores the potential to improve water management in rice production in order to reduce agricultural...
The Greenhouse Gas Accord announced by ten Midwestern governors in November 2007 involves nearly one fourth of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in a regional agreement to improve energy security and design a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction program. Among the strategies described in this accord is...
What form will sectoral commitments take? Which sectors are best suited to sectoral approaches to climate mitigation? How might sectoral agreements be integrated into the broader climate regime? This report looks at potential answers to these questions.
A guide on design and implementation of effective GHG programs based on internationally accepted standards and methodologies for GHG accounting and reporting.
Clarifies the relationship between adaptation and development by analyzing 135 projects, policies, and other initiatives from the developing world that have been labeled by implementers or researchers as "adaptation to climate change."
This publication is an in-depth study and data analysis of GHG emissions for 8 Midwest U.S. States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Legislative Hearing on *America’s Climate Security Act of 2007,* S. 2191
WRI submitted this document on September 14th 2007 to the U.S. House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, in response to the Committee's invitation to submit written testimony....
Eliminating or scaling back tax expenditures that promote production and consumption of fossil fuels would reduce the budget deficit, promote economic efficiency, and be a step towards more environmentally friendly tax law.
Hearing on U.S. Re-Engagement in the Global Effort to Fight Climate Change (May 15, 2007)
Dr. Jonathan Pershing testifies at the Hearing on Climate Change -- International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries on March 27, 2007
This document contains WRI's responses to questions from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on options for U.S. climate policy design and implementation....
Jonathan Lash's testimony before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee...
An analysis of GHG Intensity targets, underlying indicators, rationales, real-world applications, and implementation issues.
Highlights elements of a long-term solution to global climate change including shifts in technology, reliance on a portfolio of technological options, and the critical role of government.
WRI's submission to the recent Bingaman-Domenici Senate white paper reflect our experience working with business and government to accelerate the U.S. response to climate change....
This paper, published by the IEA and OECD, explores the issue of country-level institutional capacity necessary for future climate-related actions, particularly in developing countries.
Experts from around the world explore options for strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and Climate Convention, including proposals to engage both developed and developing countries in protecting the climate.
A 2003 analysis of the potential impact of U.S. climate change policy if it were to link greenhouse gas emission growth to a percentage of economic growth.
Explores U.S. position on developing countries in climate protection efforts. Concludes that climate protection requires the initial leadership of a few countries that bear historical responsibility for the problem and have considerable capability to act.
Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.