Insights from Ten Countries
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.
Explores the allocation of funding in Farm Bill conservation programs, and offers recommendations on how to more efficiently and effectively allocate conservation funding.
Among the first efforts to systematically document the size and scope of the base of the economic pyramid (BOP) market using statistical analysis.
This publication was prepared by the Development through Enterprise Project at World Resources Institute, for the Inter-American...
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.
A guide on managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that details the various steps necessary to manage, track, and reduce GHG emissions.
Summarizes case studies on decentralization of natural resource management in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It analyzes the type and extent of decentralization and outcomes people and surrounding ecosystems.
BELL teaching cases explore sustainability related business challenges and capture business decisions that identify environmental challenges as business development opportunities. They are now freely available via the catalog below.
Case studies are listed in alphabetical order, with...
This policy brief, authored by The Brookings Institution and World Resources Institute, examines fiscal intruments that both raise revenue and help improve environmental quality.
The study includes analysis of the role of the new Electricity Regulatory Commission of the Philippines, and the electricity reform process.
In this issue brief, WRI and Duke Energy explain how instituting a carbon tax would simultaneously support federal tax reform initiatives, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and promote sound energy policies.
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....
The analysis compiles a comprehensive set of geospatial indicators of human activities that lead to forest degradation and conversion. Illustrated by numerous maps, the results provide valuable insights for land-use planning and zoning.
The assessment looks at policy processes at the central level in India, and electricity regulatory processes in the Indian States of Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
The study includes analysis of the process by which the Indonesian Electricity Reform Law was developed.
This atlas, developed by WRI and NOAA, provides a series of spatial indicators of watershed-based sources of threat to coral reefs in the US Virgin Islands.
"Perspectives" article published in the Winter 2006 edition of Issues in Science and Technology. Posted with permission....
Summary of briefing by Jonathan Lash, President of the World Resources Institute, for journalists on environmental trends for 2006.
Assesses the forest carbon situation in Russia and makes the data available to researchers and policy makers.
Since January 2005, the Green Power Market Development Group has implemented or signed contracts for 185 megawatts (MW) of new green power projects and purchases – enough to power approximately 55,000 homes.
Describes the business case for companies to use renewable resources to meet their energy needs.