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.
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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?
A Case Study of Chinaby and -
How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of China's development?
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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.
The material basis of industrial economiesby , , , , , and -
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.
How a tax shift can work for the environment and the economyby , , and -
Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.
Creating economic incentives to protect the environmentby -
Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.