Environmental risks and opportunities that are overlooked by investors and companies will impact the financial performance of companies in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACESA) provides a number of important provisions that will facilitate the demonstration and deployment of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies. Below is a brief overview of the most important of these provisions.
Concentrating solar thermal (CST), a renewable energy technology that can provide electricity around-the-clock, has the potential to replace traditional fossil fuel-based power sources and become a central part of the U.S. power supply.
As the Asia Clean Energy Forum kicks off next week, the Asian Development Bank and other multilateral development banks should do more to integrate climate change and clean energy considerations as a core part of their development assistance.
Climate experts at the World Resources Institute (WRI) applaud the six Midwestern governors and Manitoban premier who have released today recommendations for a regional cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will host the first annual Ecosystem Services on Corporate Lands conference. Representatives of government, industry, conservation, and community groups will host panel discussions and workshops. These will explore how companies can reduce their costs, generate new revenue, and improve their reputation by managing ecosystems on lands they own. Other areas of discussion will include ecosystem services markets - such as water quality trading - that companies can take part in and regulatory information on habitat management.