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Top 10 Outcomes 2007

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p>Each year, we evaluate the impact of our work in four sustainable development goal areas and announce our top ten outcomes. Each is a glimpse of what's possible when we work together as a global community.

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Charting the Midwest

An Inventory and Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in America's Heartland...

This publication is an in-depth study and data analysis of GHG emissions for 8 Midwest U.S. States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

The Future of Coal under Carbon Cap and Trade

Submission to Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

WRI submitted this document on September 14th 2007 to the U.S. House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, in response to the Committee's invitation to submit written testimony....

Climate Policy in the State Laboratory

How States Influence Federal Regulation and the Implications for U.S. Policy

This report analyzes the prospects of state efforts to address climate change by looking at a range of case studies to determine what characteristics of state policy innovation may be indicators of successful federal adoption.

Weighing U.S. Energy Options

The WRI Bubble chart

Decisions about energy policy must consider the impacts and tradeoffs to both energy security and climate change. This analysis assesses a range of energy choices currently under consideration, and illustrates how well each option addresses each of these challenges.

A Green Employment Tax Swap

Using a Carbon Tax to Finance Payroll Tax Relief

Highlights the potential economic and environmental benefits of a revenue neutral tax reform where a national tax on carbon emissions is paired with a reduction in the payroll tax so the reform is both revenue and distributionally neutral.

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