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    Water Risk Could Sink Investors

    Financial analysts need tools to make better decisions about investments that depend on water.

    As the world observes Water Day this year, a new and rather unlikely group is starting to pay more attention to issues of water risk and water quality: financial analysts. They must take into account a myriad number of factors when making decisions, adding up tiny details to look for hints of future performance. But something as basic as water can also have a huge impact on companies’ performance, and even today, water risk is missing from many investors’ calculations.

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    Q&A on China's Carbon Intensity Target

    This post originally appeared on ChinaFAQs.org.

    China recently confirmed an ambitious goal t

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    Betting on Water

    A new project will help identify and measure the water-related risks facing companies and their investors, and lead to better environmental decisions.

    Water scarcity, water pollution and water competition are various risks that could significantly harm a company’s operations. Even so, they are often overlooked by investors, financial analysts and businesses. Piet Klop, Senior Fellow in WRI’s Markets and Enterprise program, answers questions about why water matters to companies.

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    China and United States: Bridge Over Troubled Waters

    New reports may emphasize disagreements between the U.S. and China, but the reality is much less dramatic.

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    An Emerging Revolution

    Clean Technology Research, Development and Innovation in China

    This working paper examines efforts made by China---the world’s largest gross emitter of greenhouse gases---to create an enabling environment for R&D and innovation in the field of clean technology.

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    On Global Warming: Trust But Verify

    As COP-15 approaches, the world already has a precedent for how the United States and China can work together.

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    China’s State Council Unveils 40-45% Carbon Intensity Target

    China's announcement signals its commitment both to the climate conference in Copenhagen, and its intent to achieve significant domestic emissions reductions.

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CCS in China

Toward an Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulatory Framework

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.

A Vision for Clean Energy in Asia

This piece is adapted from a speech that was delivered on June 25th at the 5th Asia Clean Energy Forum: Meeting the Technology Transfer Challenge. The forum, hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Resources Institute, is the premiere knowledge sharing platform on best practices in policy, technology, and finance for clean energy in the Asian region.

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China Faces the Challenges of International Leadership

China’s rapid transition from participant to international leader is a challenge both for China itself and for the world.

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Water Risk Could Sink Investors

Financial analysts need tools to make better decisions about investments that depend on water.

As the world observes Water Day this year, a new and rather unlikely group is starting to pay more attention to issues of water risk and water quality: financial analysts. They must take into account a myriad number of factors when making decisions, adding up tiny details to look for hints of future performance. But something as basic as water can also have a huge impact on companies’ performance, and even today, water risk is missing from many investors’ calculations.

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Q&A on China's Carbon Intensity Target

This post originally appeared on ChinaFAQs.org.

China recently confirmed an ambitious goal t

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Betting on Water

A new project will help identify and measure the water-related risks facing companies and their investors, and lead to better environmental decisions.

Water scarcity, water pollution and water competition are various risks that could significantly harm a company’s operations. Even so, they are often overlooked by investors, financial analysts and businesses. Piet Klop, Senior Fellow in WRI’s Markets and Enterprise program, answers questions about why water matters to companies.

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