GHG emissions compliance costs should be minimal for 10 of the 13 subsectors eligible for free emissions allowances in 2016, in WRI’s view.
The impact of energy-related costs varies under the three EIA scenarios.
In Standard & Poor’s view, the profitability of commodity chemicals production is highly correlated to energy and raw materials prices because these costs often make up the majority of a chemical
Using the EIA policy scenarios and projections of the American Power Act (APA), WRI analyzed the potential additional costs or savings as a result of climate policy.
WRI and Standard & Poor’s examined the possible credit implications of the policy scenarios for 13 of the most greenhouse gas-intensive chemicals manufacturing subsectors.
WRI and Standard & Poor
WRI believes that 2016 is likely the earliest year that future EPA regulation would cover GHGs from existing chemical facilities. The form of regulation is unclear.
This study, conducted with Standard & Poors Rating Services, examines how climate change policy drivers could be incorporated into the evaluation of credit quality. It analyzes two types of federal climate policy scenarios – (1) a market-based GHG emissions reduction policy as approximated...
Is it possible to do good in the world while also making a profit? A growing group of investors, known as “impact investors”, believe that it is.
Insights for Development and Climate Finance
This working paper series summarizes key innovations and challenges of the Clean Technology Fund. It analyzes the investment plans that the Fund has endorsed to date, and makes the case for greater emphasis on institutional capacity and governance in program design.