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.
Remarks by Jonathan Lash on December 22, 2003 at a National Press Club briefing for journalists on "Environmental Trends and Topics."
Analyzes the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), held in Johannesburg, South Africa from late August to early September 2002.
December 1, 2003. Provides an overview of the World Parks Congress (Durban, September 2003) and its results for funders and civil society organizations with a special emphasis on the significance of the meeting to indigenous communities worldwide.
This paper, published by the IEA and OECD, explores the issue of country-level institutional capacity necessary for future climate-related actions, particularly in developing countries.
First-ever study to use computer-generated maps to identify environmentally or socially vulnerable areas to mining. It addresses the underlying questions that form the basis of the World Bank's controversial and on-going Extractive Industries Review....
This report assesses the engagement and participation of global civil society in the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2002.
Emerging carbon constraints constitute a new influence on competitiveness in the automotive industry, creating both risks and opportunities for companies that could materially affect their earnings and ability to compete in global markets.
This installment provides an introduction to RECs for corporate energy users. The publication defines RECs, their business benefits, and their similarities to other renewable energy products. It also makes suggestions for purchase strategy and policy.
The first analysis of its kind performed in Canada combining satellite imagery, GIS and ground-truthing to create an electronic atlas that uses ESRI software in an easy-to-use interface.
Plenary Address for the Conference on "Tax Policy in EU Candidate Countries On the Eve of Enlargement" Riga, Latvia, September 12, 2003.
Lays out the approaches, assumptions, processes, and parameters scientists are using in the most extensive study of the state of the planet's health and its effects on human well-being.
The second in a series of "What Works" case studies to be released, the PRODEM FFP case study highlights the innovative use of Smart ATM technology in financial service delivery in Bolivia.
Distributed for comment at the 5th World Parks Congress, this guide seeks to help protected area managers, policy makers, and stakeholders learn to deal with the factors of global change that will have growing impacts on their areas in the coming decades.
This edition focuses on the importance of good environmental governance by exploring how citizens, government managers, and business owners can foster better environmental decisions that meet the needs of people and ecosystems with equity and balance.
Provides an analysis of the state of the world's river basins, including the environmental goods and services they provide. PDF profiles with maps, data, and indicators for 154 of the world's largest basins are available online....