At WRI, we like to say that “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” For managing and mitigating climate change, one of the most fundamental measurements is a periodic inventory of the pr
Last year, in an effort to make our climate data more accessible, WRI launched a pilot that paired estimates of U.S. state greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from our Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) with the Google Public Data Explorer, a tool that visualizes large data sets with interactive charts and maps.
By Jack Warner and Thomas Damassa on July 13, 2010
WRI is working with Google to make our data related to climate change more approachable and interactive than ever.
Commitments made by developed countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, when added together, fall short of stabilizing global temperatures at a level that averts dangerous climate change.
The Climate Registry, which uses accounting methodologies created by the World Resources Institute, will name WRI one of its founding reporters next month.
Last week, China released a draft of its First National Climate Change Assessment.
With the renewed focus on global warming policy in the United States, there have been several assertions made about the growth of US emissions, particularly with respect to the European Union (EU).
By Tim Herzog
As the 2006 UN Conference of the Parties to the Climate Convention (COP-12) approaches, an overview of greenhouse gas sources is helpful.
When it comes to climate change, states make a difference – even when compared internationally.
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