Continuing the positive trend in corporate greenhouse gas accounting, over 40 Indian companies launched the India GHG Inventory Program this week. The program is the latest national-level program for corporations to measure and manage their GHG emissions based on internationally recognized standards.
The Peterson Institute for International Economics has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) as part of the foundation’s $100 million Climate Change Initiative.This joint project, conducted with the World Resources Institute (WRI), will undertake a comprehensive analysis of the connections between international trade and climate change policies and make recommendations for how these policies can be mutually supportive.
In the same month that a similar program was launched in Brazil, India kicked off a climate program here today with more than 40 member companies from a wide range of industries, including cement, pharmaceuticals, engineering, and many more.
The Aral Sea, on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, is a cautionary tale about how changes to ecosystems can have far-reaching impacts on the communities that depend on the services they provide.
Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity. We are increasingly finding that “biological diversity”—life on earth, including the variability among living organisms within species and between species—is essential to human well-being.
U.S. climate change policy can reduce emissions and ensure fair international competition without carbon tariffs, through pursuing international agreements on key industries and targeting relief specifically to impacted domestic firms.
In the latest sign of progress on addressing greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries, 16 major Brazilian corporations will be implementing voluntary national program to measure and report emissions.