The 2018 United States budget poses some complications for climate finance. It will take time for its implications to be clear—here's what to watch.
Fostering and encouraging the United States and China to lead by example and serve as sustainable finance champions.
The Paris Agreement was the result of unexpected collaboration between the United States and China. President Trump has backed his nation out of the deal, but the surge in subnational action in the U.S. creates an opportunity for joint research, knowledge transfer and continued low-carbon development.
President Donald Trump’s approval of a four-year tariff on imported solar panels will raise costs, cut installations, reduce jobs and slow the decline in greenhouse gas emissions. But the economic and environmental benefits of solar power remain strong, and governments, businesses and individuals should act now to lock in a low-carbon future.
Kevin Kurkul is the Data Lead for Climate Action & Data for WRI United States. He supports WRI United States’ work with the Global Covenant of Mayors, leading efforts to develop city-level...
At a time when the Trump administration is abdicating the U.S. position as global climate leader, a growing number of U.S. states, cities and businesses are stepping up their climate action. Here are four areas of climate action opportunity.
Keston is a Climate Action and Data Research Analyst under the U.S Climate Program. He conducts research in support of WRI's initiative on GHG accounting methodologies and data sources to help...
According to new analysis, more than 2,500 non-federal actors representing more than half the U.S. economy—including cities, counties, states, businesses and more—have pledged their support for the Paris Agreement goals. If these actors were their own country, they’d be the world’s third-largest economy.