Suggestions for the Legal Text with an Explanatory Memorandumby , and -
Getting Specific on the 2015 Climate Change Agreement: Suggestions for the Legal Text with an Explanatory Memorandum offers a set of ideas for what the international agreement could look like in legal terms and therefore serves as a reference tool for decision-makers on the road to...
A Case Study Of Beijing Emission Trading Schemeby , and -
This working paper assesses the GHG reduction impact of Beijing Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and tracks the implementation status of this policy, using the two WRI-developed tools—Greenhouse Gas Protocol: Policy and Action Standard, and Climate Policy Implementation Tracking Framework.
A Handbook for U.S. Policy Makersby , and -
Putting a Price on Carbon: A Handbook for US Policymakers is a comprehensive reference guide to the design features, revenue options and economic consequences from different approaches to pricing carbon.
Pathways For Scaling up the Inclusion of Ecosystem Value in Decision Makingby , and -
The goal of this “revaluing” effort is to promote longer-term thinking and create incentives to protect and restore ecosystems and ensure their sustainable use. The issue brief presents 6 key issues which emerged.
An Approach For Civil Society Organizations To Improve Accountability For Climate Change Adaptationby and -
A guide designed to help civil society organizations track climate change adaptation finance flows.
Constructing Decision-Relevant Global Water Risk Indicatorsby , , , and -
This working paper explains the methodology used to generate the hydrological metrics and indicators in the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas. For a detailed list of data sources, see the Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Metadata Document.
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China’s power sector is its largest source of greenhouse gas emissions and also its biggest industrial water user.
This issue brief includes a Water–Climate Impacts Bubble Chart to help decision-makers better understand the trade-offs between water use, climate impacts, and capital...
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This technical note describes the specifics of the indicator data and calculations underpinning the India Water Tool 2.0 (IWT).
The IWT 2.0 allows companies, government agencies, and other users identify their water risks, prioritize their water management actions, plan for sustainable...
Insights from Ten Countriesby , and -
This working paper provides a synthesis of country experiences with data management systems for national GHG inventories, based on survey responses from both Annex I and non-Annex I Parties.
Understanding Cost Parityby and -
This factsheet is simple, go-to resource outlining how electricity supply options (renewable vs. traditional), specifically utility-scale renewable energy systems, can be appropriately compared.
This publication is the final factsheet in a...
Public Comment Draft — Calculating and Reporting the Potential GHG Emissions from Fossil Fuel Reserves
Recommended Methodologyby -
This draft methodology is now available for public comment through March 13, 2015. We welcome feedback from any interested party and request that feedback be submitted through an online survey.
A summary of all feedback received,...
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Nineby and -
Installment 9 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that any dedicated use of land for growing bioenergy inherently comes at the cost of not using that land for growing food or animal feed, or for storing carbon.
It recommends several...
An amendment to the GHG Protocol Corporate Standardby -
This new Scope 2 Guidance represents a four-year global collaboration to harmonize methods for how companies report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from purchased electricity, steam, heat, and cooling (called scope 2 emissions).
It amends the existing...
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This fact sheet offers an overview of key scientific takeaways from 2014, ranging from record-high temperatures to landmark findings related to climate change.
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This report includes recommendations for integrating safety into the planning, design, and operation of major bus routes.
Tracking Adaptation Finance at the Subnational Levelby , , , , and -
This working paper explores local finance structures in Nepal, the Philippines, Uganda and Zambia.
It highlights challenges and good practices in channeling funding to communities that are vulnerable to climate change.
Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Eightby , , , and -
Installment 8 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future explores the potential to improve water management in rice production in order to reduce agricultural...
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