On a recent trip into the rainforests of the Indonesian part of Borneo Island, our team got first-hand accounts of the effects, causes---and the possible solutions---to rampant illegal logging.
Corporate procurement managers are increasingly looking for ways to ensure that wood and paper-based products are environmentally and socially sound. The WRI/WBCSD procurement guide being released today is a toolbox to help them.
For roughly thirty years, Mexico City has been a city in rapid decline, threatening to descend into a murky stew of crime, pollution, and chaos. But in recent years the city has regained its footing, experiencing an urban renaissance powered by a series of projects that have dramatically improved the quality of life of the 18 million people that make the city their home.
The U.S. Congress is debating national legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For a program like cap-and-trade to work, it must rely on a robust national greenhouse gas registry. What is a registry and what should one look like?
This flow chart shows the sources and activities across the U.S. economy that produce greenhouse gas emissions. Energy use is by far responsible for the majority of greenhouse gases.
The rooftop at 10 G Street is about to get a lot greener---3,000 square feet to be exact. In real estate-scarce cities, commercial property owners nationwide are turning roof space into green space.
By mid-2008, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must develop a national
greenhouse gas (GHG) registry. This is not part of ongoing climate policy discussions,
it is already law. This fact sheet answers the questions many are asking about GHG
registries and the role of a...