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North America's Environment

A Thirty-Year State of the Environment and Policy Retrospective

Focusing on UNEP's North American region, comprised of Canada and the United States, report provides an integrated analysis of the state of resource assets and 30–year trends in nine major themes....

Fertile ground

Nutrient trading's potential to cost-effectively improve water quality...

Explores the cost-effectiveness and environmental performance of various strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in nutrient-impaired waterways.

Think Piece On U.S. Foreign Policy

What are the potential significance and feasibility of increased integration of economic objectives and environmental objectives in U.S. foreign policy, and the projection of that integration into multilateral fora?

Climate Protection Policies

Can We Afford to Delay?

This report explains why delaying policy implementation threatens to make climate protection more, not less, costly while also postponing potential benefits from early action.

Frontiers of sustainability

Environmentally sound agriculture, forestry, transportation, and power production

Spells out a realistic and workable plan that ensures a healthy stock of environmental and natural resources assets. Examine environmental performance and trends in agriculture, electricity generation, transportation, and pulp and paper manufacturing.

The Costs of Climate Protection

A Guide for the Perplexed

Provides readers a tool by which to form their own judgment about the likely economic impact of climate protection policy.

Ozone Protection in the United States

Elements of Success

This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?

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