In December 2009, diplomats from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark to decide on a new international agreement on climate change. The following questions and answers address the agreements and structures that form the basis of the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
Here is a brief analysis of the allowances allocated to states and energy consumers under the “Waxman-Markey” American Clean Energy and Security Act, or H.R. 2454.
A first-hand tour of CCS sites in China suggests possibilities for cooperation with the United States---to their mutual benefit.
Note: this map has been updated: click here to view the update.
Three regional greenhouse gas cap-and-trade programs are either in the planning stages or operational in North America. This brief discusses each of the programs.
Climate change topped the agenda when heads of states recently met in Italy. There were no fireworks, but some important progress was made.
WRI analyzes emissions caps, allowances, offsets, and other critical components of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.
**This chart is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that, if it becomes law, will change the face of America's factories, power sources, buildings, landscapes and working patterns.
As biofuel production ramps up, counting all the associated greenhouse gas impacts is critical to good energy and climate policy.