The Access Initiative (TAI) and its partners are launching the first of its kind assessment of environmental governance in China. It is the first step towards engaging civil society organizations and government agencies to promote the public transparency, participation, and accountability that are essential foundations for sustainable development.
Remarks by Jonathan Lash on December 18, 2007 at the National Press Club Briefing for Journalists
Beijing Shenwu Thermal Energy Company, a once struggling small enterprise, is revolutionizing China's industrial energy consumption by making it more efficient and cleaner.
Trends to Watch is WRI's annual forecast of emerging issues that will have major impacts on environmental coverage in 2008. On climate change: what will happen between COP-13 in Bali, and COP-14 in Poznan? What role will China play? Will we see new legislation and regulations from Congress or the EPA? Where will biofuels and technology go? Where will the water come from? WRI President Jonathan Lash makes his predictions at the National Press Club.
Summary of briefing by Jonathan Lash, President of the World Resources Institute, for journalists on environmental trends for 2006.
Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First
Discusses how economic development in developing countries can be compatible with limiting their greenhouse gas emissions.
What Do the New Chinese Fuel Economy Standards Mean for Foreign Automakers?
New Chinese fuel economy standards are likely to affect automakers differently.
A Case Study of China
How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of China's development?
People and the Environment
Special features of this outstanding edition include: Population and the Environment; Regional Focus on China and India; Women and Sustainable Development; Natural Resource Consumption.