Update [10/17/2011]: WRI has released the latest edition of Climate Science.
Why is Asia such an important region for clean energy deployment? WRI experts respond.
When it comes to changing the way we use energy, cities are at the center of the action.
On June 2nd, I had the pleasure of speaking at the C40 Summit in São Paulo, Brazil. The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group consists of iconic cities from around the world committed to addressing climate change. Chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the group has recently joined forces with the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Cities Program. Together, this partnership can have meaningful role in the fight against climate change.
Bottom-Up Perspectives on Smart Renewable Energy Policy in Developing Countries
This working paper identifies key components of smart renewable
energy policy in developing countries, focusing on
the power sector. It also provides recommendations
for maximizing the effectiveness of international
support for deployment of renewable energies,
Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a comprehensive study on renewable energy, entitled Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation. The report finds that by 2050, nearly 80 percent of the world's energy supply could be provided by renewable energy sources. WRI Analyst Lutz Weischer, who works on renewable energy policies, sat down to talk about the report’s implications.
Best Practices Guide to Collaborative Solar Procurement
This Best Practices Guide is intended to assist commercial and government entities in the process of organizing and executing a collaborative solar purchase.
WRI's response to the Bingaman-Murkowski White Paper on the design of a clean energy standard in the United States.
China, the United States, and the European Union take on transmission upgrades
Electricity Transmission Infrastructure and its Impact on the Renewable Energy Market
This report examines electricity transmission developments and challenges for renewable energy in the European Union (EU), China, and the United States.
The Transformation of China's Energy System...
In this testimony, Senior Advisor Deborah Seligsohn discusses China's energy systems, future energy plans, and the business opportunities these create for other countries....