This report discusses the successes and challenges to effective regulation in China. It also addresses U.S. competitiveness concerns in relation to the introduction of U.S. cap-and-trade policies, and specific opportunities for enhanced climate change cooperation between the two countries.
In December 2009, diplomats from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark to decide on a new international agreement on climate change. The following questions and answers address the agreements and structures that form the basis of the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
Building Readiness for REDD by Supporting Developing Countries in the Fight Against Illegal Logging
If reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is to work effectively, developing countries will need support to build the capacities required for enforcing their own laws and regulations. At present, timber production that violates the developing country’s own laws both...
Technology is a key component of the Bali Action Plan, which underpins the cu
Total global emissions grew 12.7% between 2000 and 2005, an average of 2.4% a year.
**This chart is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
World Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2005 is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The chart in this working paper is an updated version of the original chart, which appeared in Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy (WRI...
Nations can meet the challenge of financing climate mitigation and adaptation by adopting the following principles and operational guidelines.
A consensus is emerging on technology transfer in an international climate agreement, though sticking points remain.