Could a major industrialized country be powered entirely by renewable energy? Germany wants to be the first to try.
This article originally appeared in The Solutions Journal.
This paper analyzes the global integration of the
solar photovoltaic (PV) sector and looks in detail at the industry’s recent growth patterns, industry cost structure, trade and investment
patterns, government support policies and employment generation potential.
An update on UNFCCC efforts to promote technology transfer between countries.
This working paper provides a snapshot of the current investment environment for solar photovoltaic (PV) in the United States and describes the current installation trends, policy landscape, and economics.
Market and Environmental Implications of Switching to Grass for U.S. Transport
This study examines the impacts of increased commercial switchgrass production on U.S. agricultural land-use patterns, commodity prices, and the environmental impacts of cropping systems in the agricultural sector.
Wind energy needs stable policy support in the United States in order to keep creating jobs.
Assisting poor countries now and in the future in adapting to climate change must be a top priority.
Clean Technology Research, Development and Innovation in China
This working paper examines efforts made by China---the world’s largest gross emitter of greenhouse gases---to create an enabling environment for R&D and innovation in the field of clean technology.
Harnessing the Potential of Open Trade and Investment Flows in the Wind Energy Industry
This working paper maps out the structure and value chains of the wind power industry, analyzes its increasing globalization via cross-border trade and investment flows, and formulates recommendations for policymakers for the design of investment and trade policies to help realize wind energy...