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.
WRI focuses on four areas: healthy ecosystems, stable climate, sustainable enterprise, and access to environmental information and decisions.
Policies to regulate greenhouse gases are being developed and implemented in major markets around the world. Because these new policies bring costs as well as opportunities, prudent investors will factor climate change risk into investment decisions.
Please see our Congo Basin Forest Atlases page for the latest versions of our Congo Basin Atlases, along with links to online interactive maps, desktop mapping applications, GIS data,...
Presents a synthesis and integration of the findings of the four MA Working Groups along with more detailed findings for selected ecosystem services concerning condition and trends and scenarios, and response options,
The statement from the Board identifies 10 key messages and conclusions that can be drawn from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
The ACEA Agreement target in 2008 will entail costs for the industry that are likely to to distributed differently between the member companies. Yet these costs, along with their competitive implicatications, remain hidden from the public.
Reviews the performance of a multi-state emissions trading program for nitrogen oxides (NOx), implemented by states in the Ozone Transport Commission. Based on this review, recommendations are made for multi-state emissions trading for greenhouse gases.
What's coming up in 2005 for global warming, ecosystems, poverty and the environment? Remarks by Jonathan Lash based on a National Press Club briefing on December 21, 2004....
Provides an introduction to three "next generation" green power products specifically tailored to the needs of corporate customers in voluntary markets.
Provides investors worldwide with information to assist them in responding to the financial risks and investment opportunities posed by climate change.
New Chinese fuel economy standards are likely to affect automakers differently.
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
Reviews corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management based on the experiences of nine large corporations from various economic sectors.
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.
This book chapter examines the capacity needs and constraints faced by governments in relation to making future climate protection commitments under the UNFCCC.
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.