This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.
It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica.
What are the potential significance and feasibility of increased integration of economic objectives and environmental objectives in U.S. foreign policy, and the projection of that integration into multilateral fora?
How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of China's development?
This background paper addresses the question, "How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of Mexico's development?"
Analyzes the ways in which international institutions are, or are not, contributing to the environmental character of private capital flows.
Constructs a parallel set of national accounts in physical terms using material flow analysis; proposes new summary measures that can be used with economic indicators to give a far more accurate sense of the scale and consequences of industrial activity.
Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.
Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.