The availability of relevant, accurate and objective data is essential for sound and transparent decision making and policy development.
Potential “leveling” mechanisms to promote international harmonization of compliance costs.
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.
Making the Vision a Reality
Identifies indicators of sustainable transport to help decision makers in Asian cities better understand the current sustainability, or lack of it, of their urban transport systems and to develop more structured and quantified approaches to policy making.
This is a joint publication...
Design Elements of a Greenhouse Gas Regulatory System
WRI's submission to the recent Bingaman-Domenici Senate white paper reflect our experience working with business and government to accelerate the U.S. response to climate change....
Worldwide emissions of CO2 have risen steeply since the start of the industrial revolution, with the largest increases coming after 1945.
Sources & Notes
Note: this chart has been updated with 2005 data.
This chart shows how emissions from the major emitting countries contribute to the world total.