This analysis provides an assessment of reductions in net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to total U.S. emissions that could be achieved by pollution reduction proposals currently under consideration in the 111th Congress. A full description of the methods and assumptions behind this...
This summary provides a concise overview of the American Power Act (APA) released as a discussion draft by Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman on May 12, 2010.
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.
This summary provides a concise overview of the American Clean Energy Leadership Act (here in referred to as the ACELA) as reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on June 17,
Measuring, Monitoring, and Reporting Energy and Climate Databy -
U.S. policymakers at the federal, regional and state level are discussing market-based policies
to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Below are answers to
commonly asked questions about the scope of such legislation and the costs and benefits for...
Wind energy needs stable policy support in the United States in order to keep creating jobs.
This summary provides a concise overview of S. 2877, the Carbon Limits and Energy for America's Renewal Act (herein referred to as CLEARA), as introduced by Senators Cantwell and Collins on December 11, 2009.
Federal legislators should look to the states for some key lessons on cap-and-trade.
An explanation of how WRI conducts analysis of climate and energy proposals before the US Congress.