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The Importance of the USCAP Blueprint

Here is why WRI supports the USCAP Blueprint, which provides a framework to shift the U.S. to a low carbon economy, and a more secure energy future.

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The USCAP Blueprint for Legislative Action

This morning, a 31-member coalition of major corporations and environmental groups released its “Blueprint for Action.” USCAP members will also testify before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee and brief members of the Obama Transition Team.

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Outside The Cap

Opportunities and Limitations of Greenhouse Gas Offsets

Carbon offset programs require the application of rigorous quantification, verification, and enforcement criteria in order to ensure that the integrity of greenhouse gas (GHG) caps is not compromised. Some types of climate change mitigation activities---especially those involving soil or forest...

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