A recent event at the Vatican showed how economic growth, climate action and poverty alleviation can occur simultaneously.
This report guides countries on the preparation and design of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), including detailed technical guidance and process-related considerations.
It walks practitioners through the choices they will face in preparing and designing their INDCs,...
This working paper examines where greenhouse gas emissions are headed if the United States does not take any new action to curb their release, how it can meet its 2025 emissions target using existing authorities and state action, and how legislation can achieve deeper cuts over the longer term...
Deforestation and land use change drive about 80 percent of Indonesia's greenhouse gas emissions. Strengthening the country's soon-to-expire forest moratorium can help whittle them down.
Suggestions for the Legal Text with an Explanatory Memorandum
Getting Specific on the 2015 Climate Change Agreement: Suggestions for the Legal Text with an Explanatory Memorandum offers a set of ideas for what the international agreement could look like in legal terms and therefore serves as a reference tool for decision-makers on the road to...
Nobel Laureate Carlos Nobre is one of Brazil’s top climate scientists and member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. He is a founding member of WRI Brasil and served until recently on its Board of Directors. In this post, he explains the Earth League's "Earth Declaration."
A Case Study Of Beijing Emission Trading Scheme
This working paper assesses the GHG reduction impact of Beijing Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and tracks the implementation status of this policy, using the two WRI-developed tools—Greenhouse Gas Protocol: Policy and Action Standard, and Climate Policy Implementation Tracking Framework.
A Handbook for U.S. Policy Makers
Putting a Price on Carbon: A Handbook for US Policymakers is a comprehensive reference guide to the design features, revenue options and economic consequences from different approaches to pricing carbon.
A bipartisan group of county governments are taking action to protect Florida's coastal communities from sea level rise. Will they inspire greater momentum at the state and federal levels?