In the years to come, the world must meet the energy needs of a growing and developing world population while mitigating the impacts of global climate change.
Beijing Shenwu Thermal Energy Company, a once struggling small enterprise, is revolutionizing China's industrial energy consumption by making it more efficient and cleaner.
Trends to Watch is WRI's annual forecast of emerging issues that will have major impacts on environmental coverage in 2008. On climate change: what will happen between COP-13 in Bali, and COP-14 in Poznan? What role will China play? Will we see new legislation and regulations from Congress or the EPA? Where will biofuels and technology go? Where will the water come from? WRI President Jonathan Lash makes his predictions at the National Press Club.
Credit: Adapted from Sally Benson, Stanford University
The 1st of 5 issue briefs on the policy challenges and opportunities of carbon capture technology.
p>Today the Green Power Market Development Group-Europe (GPMDG-EU) announced in Lausanne, Switzerland completion of its first 100 megawatts (MW)
UPDATE 14 December 2011 via CBRE:
Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
The WRI Bubble chart
Decisions about energy policy must consider the impacts and tradeoffs to both energy security and climate change. This analysis assesses a range of energy choices currently under consideration, and illustrates how well each option addresses each of these challenges.
This WRI/WBCSD report explains how to quantify reductions in greenhouse gas emissions resulting from projects that either generate or reduce the consumption of electricity transmitted over power grids. It is a supplement to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting.