Observations and Lessons from the OTC NOx Budget Program
Reviews the performance of a multi-state emissions trading program for nitrogen oxides (NOx), implemented by states in the Ozone Transport Commission. Based on this review, recommendations are made for multi-state emissions trading for greenhouse gases.
What Do the New Chinese Fuel Economy Standards Mean for Foreign Automakers?
New Chinese fuel economy standards are likely to affect automakers differently.
A global environmental health indicator
Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.
Toward a common framework for tracking corporate environmental performance
Calls for a new framework to measure and communicate corporate environmental performance based on four standard categories of environmental performance on materials use, energy consumption, non-product output, and pollutant releases.
Elements of Success
This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?
How a tax shift can work for the environment and the economy
Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.
Creating economic incentives to protect the environment
Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.
Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...
Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.
A long term perspective
Examines four long-term trends in pollution.