Climate policy debates often feature discussions about the role of a carbon tax, either as an alternative or a supplement to a cap-and-trade program. This fact sheet describes the similarities and differences between the two policy approaches and answers other common questions about a tax on...
Cap-and-trade programs are the foundation of many climate policy proposals and have been a focus of debate in state, regional, and national legislatures. This fact sheet provides answers to some of the basic questions about cap-and-trade programs and reviews how such a system might work in the...
EGI offers a new hope for electricity in Brazil.
Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) policies have stimulated markets for renewable
energy across the country, providing more opportunities for businesses to advance and
support clean energy technologies. With growing interest in state and national RES
policies, it is important...
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.
Diversifying Corporate Energy Purchasing With Wind Power
This WRI policy brief provides an overview of the wind power industry in the United States, including the current state of policy, economics, challenges, and common misconceptions. The brief includes a detailed discussion of available wind power products that corporate buyers can use to...
This WRI policy brief makes the case for a national renewable electricity standard (RES), and makes recommendations for specific design features that a national RES should include.
p>Today the Green Power Market Development Group-Europe (GPMDG-EU) announced in Lausanne, Switzerland completion of its first 100 megawatts (MW)
The Business Case for Corporate Use of Renewable Energy in Europe
This WRI policy brief gives an overview of the benefits that are motivating businesses in Europe to switch to renewable energy.