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Trees in the Greenhouse

Why Climate Change is Transforming the Forest Products Business

While there are risks for the forest products industry, it largely stands to gain from efforts to address global warming due to new opportunities for sustainable forestry.

Material Flows in the United States

A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy

This report analyzes WRI's material flow dataset by economic sector, identifies the environmental implications of national trends in materials use, and recommends several policy alternatives to the U.S. government for incorporating and using these accounts....

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.

Trends to Watch is WRI's annual forecast of emerging issues that will have major impacts on environmental coverage in 2008. On climate change: what will happen between COP-13 in Bali, and COP-14 in Poznan? What role will China play? Will we see new legislation and regulations from Congress or the EPA? Where will biofuels and technology go? Where will the water come from? WRI President Jonathan Lash makes his predictions at the National Press Club.


p style="text-indent: 0.5in" class="MsoNormal">WRI President Jonathan Lash has been named to the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics listing by Ethisphere Magazine, a new "global publication dedicated to illuminating the important correlation between ethics and profit." The list, which will appear in the Q4 issue available in December, recognized individuals for "inspiring change in business ethics."

Corporate GPM Guide 8

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.


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