Eliminating or scaling back tax expenditures that promote production and consumption of fossil fuels would reduce the budget deficit, promote economic efficiency, and be a step towards more environmentally friendly tax law.
Global Technology Deployment to Stabilize Emissions
An analysis of ways to promote the policy and market structures for deploying low-carbon technologies to mitigate climate change. This report is a collaboration between WRI and the Goldman Sachs Center for Environmental Markets.
Dr. Jonathan Pershing testifies at the Hearing on Climate Change -- International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries on March 27, 2007
Options for U.S. climate policy design and implementation
This document contains WRI's responses to questions from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on options for U.S. climate policy design and implementation....
This document contains WRI's responses to questions from the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee on the impacts that biofuels promotion, especially ethanol, might contribute to energy security and efforts to combat climate change....
How will U.S. agriculture be affected by climate change and how do farmers benefit by decreasing their greenhouse gas emissions?
Review of the World Bank's publicly available documents for energy sector lending from 2000 to 2006 reveals that there is very little systematic incorporation of climate change issues.
This review is an updated annex to <a href="/publication-4082.html">Mainstreaming...
A Service Sector Guide to Greenhouse Gas Management
A guide on managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that details the various steps necessary to manage, track, and reduce GHG emissions.
This policy brief, authored by The Brookings Institution and World Resources Institute, examines fiscal intruments that both raise revenue and help improve environmental quality.
Note: this chart has been updated with 2005 data.
This chart shows how emissions from the major emitting countries contribute to the world total.