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Bottom Line on Cost Containment

Cap-and-trade programs are designed to increase the economic efficiency of emissions reductions and lower costs beyond command-and-control approaches alone. Cap-and-trade programs often incorporate features that add flexibility and/or increase price certainty to help address cost
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Climate change is a gradual change in the global temperature caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.

New Energy Forecasts Show Time is Right for Senate Action

WRI Senior Associate John Larsen answers questions about recent emissions reductions and what they mean for climate legislation.

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Closing the Bankers' Loophole in Emissions Reporting

Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.

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Sao Paulo Adopts Comprehensive Climate Change Policy

Sao Paulo recently became one of the first cities in the developing world to implement a citywide plan to fight climate change.

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