Roundtable at the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Embracing a 21st Century, Low-Carbon Economy
Opening Remarks of Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President, World Resources Institute
On June 20, Executive Vice President of the World Resources Institute Manish Bapna spoke to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology at a roundtable about science and policy perspectives on climate change. Manish corrected the Trump administration’s misleading statements on climate...
An update on the G20's progress towards their climate goals.
Growth of the multi-trillion-dollar apparel industry has been fed by "fast fashion," which makes clothing cheaply and quickly with a low price-tag. Six graphics show how this trend and others can add to water stress, pollution and other environmental impacts.
Responding to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, WRI Executive Vice President Manish Bapna and a panel of international experts offered guidance to concerned Congress members on new ways for the United States to move forward on climate action.
Many prominent U.S. corporations, opinion leaders and NGOs have announced their support of the Climate Leadership Council’s “carbon dividends” proposal. The proposal includes a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, the return of tax revenues to all Americans in the form of monthly dividend payments, and the rollback of some climate regulations, among other elements.
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017) — The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today. The proposal calls for a 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, amounting to a $2.7 billion cut. It also looks to zero out discretionary spending for international organizations and includes an overall cut to the Department of Energy while boosting for its nuclear program.
Bonn climate negotiations got underway, President Trump delayed his decision on whether the United States would stay in the Paris Agreement and the Arctic Council recognized climate change as an urgent threat.
Our climate is warming, with uncertain impacts. These methodologies help us prepare for what we can't predict.
The Trump administration's sweeping executive order, signed this week, aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, a move that will set the United States back and allow other countries to take the lead in cleaner energy that creates jobs and improves people's lives. WRI's Sam Adams explains.