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.
This report informs investors about the market potential of the clean
energy industry serving India’s rural Base of the Pyramid (BoP) market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth.
This report uses mapping data to examine the spatial relationships between poverty, livestock production systems, the location of livestock services, in order to ensure that government investments in the livestock sector benefit smallholders and high-poverty locations.
This working paper sets out a framework to scale up locally-driven solutions to ecosystem decline, climate change and poverty.
This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure.
Wind power is a nascent industry in the United States, but has the potential to spur job creation. Several studies show that wind power creates more jobs than power generation from fossil fuels. The nature of wind power is more labor-intensive than traditional energy, and it creates jobs in both...
This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Pennsylvania farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
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,...
This brief frames how carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) might be regulated within the
Chinese environmental policy context, with an emphasis on
ensuring protection of people and the environment.
Once internal mitigation opportunities have been maximized, carbon markets provide another
option for businesses to reduce their carbon footprints and support emission reduction projects.
This fact sheet answers common questions about what types of projects can generate offsets, how...
This working paper explores the types of information and supporting data necessary to ensure that national strategies to reduce emissions are developed and implemented effectively. It does so by focusing on measures to address illegal logging, drawing on specific strategies and recommendations...
This report presents an analysis of potential GHG emissions reductions under existing U.S. federal authorities and announced state actions through 2030.
This report draws on lessons from recent experiences in Peru to suggest ways to help subnational governments manage extractive industry risks and revenues.
This working paper frames the key challenges to analyzing the financial impacts of emerging environmental trends in South and Southeast Asia.
This analysis provides an assessment of reductions in net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to total U.S. emissions that could be achieved by pollution reduction proposals currently under consideration in the 111th Congress. A full description of the methods and assumptions behind this...
This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Maryland farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
This paper analyzes the global integration of the
solar photovoltaic (PV) sector and looks in detail at the industry’s recent growth patterns, industry cost structure, trade and investment
patterns, government support policies and employment generation potential.
This working paper provides a snapshot of the current investment environment for solar photovoltaic (PV) in the United States and describes the current installation trends, policy landscape, and economics.
This report closely examines access rights to environmental decision making in four countries: Cameroon, Paraguay, Philippines,
and Sri Lanka.
This study examines the impacts of increased commercial switchgrass production on U.S. agricultural land-use patterns, commodity prices, and the environmental impacts of cropping systems in the agricultural sector.