Climate change is a gradual change in the global temperature caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.
WRI Senior Associate John Larsen answers questions about recent emissions reductions and what they mean for climate legislation.
New evidence shows that the recent increase in hurricane intensity is due to climate change, and this figure depicts the rise in category 4 and 5 hurricanes around the world since 1975.
Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.
Emissions result from a variety of activities, like heating and cooling buildings, traveling to meetings, or shipping products to consumers.
Sao Paulo recently became one of the first cities in the developing world to implement a citywide plan to fight climate change.
Total global emissions grew 12.7% between 2000 and 2005, an average of 2.4% a year.
**This chart is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
World Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2005 is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The chart in this working paper is an updated version of the original chart, which appeared in Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy (WRI...
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.