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.
Provides an introduction to three "next generation" green power products specifically tailored to the needs of corporate customers in voluntary markets.
This is a case study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda in which a Member of Parliament became the torch bearer of the poor tree farmers as they were faced with hostility from government officials and a manipulative private company
New Chinese fuel economy standards are likely to affect automakers differently.
Reviews corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management based on the experiences of nine large corporations from various economic sectors.
This book chapter examines the capacity needs and constraints faced by governments in relation to making future climate protection commitments under the UNFCCC.
This report allows consumers make links between what they eat and the effect on the ecosystem and fishers globally, as well as stimulate dialogues among environmentalists, the fishing industry, and consumers.
Provides an overview of green power markets and describes the necessary steps to buying green power.
This is a joint publication of the U.S. DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program; U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership; World Resources Institute;...
Improving coastal resource management and coral reef protection by providing comprehensive information on threats to coral reefs, the value of goods and services provided by these ecosystems, and economic losses that will result from their degradation.
Designed to raise consciousness of the questions that remain concerning the definition and application of better environmental governance with respect to decentralization.
Explores the intersection of two critical, but rarely juxtaposed science and policy issues: The path to U.S. agricultural sustainability and the future of genetically engineered (GE) crops.
Highlights of our work at WRI that produced some remarkable results in 2003.
May 7, 2004. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the CBD and its results for funders and civil society organizations with a special emphasis on the significance of the meeting to poor communities and indigenous peoples worldwide.
Tests and evaluates whether two information-gathering techniques -- GIS and PRA -- can be integrated to help local organizations prepare better rural development plans and make better decisions about managing their resources.
This article appeared in Human Rights Dialogue (Spring 2004) Series 2, Number 11
This brief highlights the incentives that provide an opportunity for legislators to effectively perform as well as the disincentives which impede the legislator’s effectiveness regarding the representation of their consituents' environmental needs.
Helps companies and other organizations to identify, calculate, and report GHG emissions by outlining a standard for accurate, complete, consistent, relevant and transparent accounting and reporting by companies and organizations.