By Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Jonathan Lash on April 27, 2009
To see how the world’s major economies might make progress this week on climate change, look back to 1992.
WHAT: The World Resources Institute (WRI) will hold a press conference to announce that its Green Power Market Development Group has reached its goal of developing 1,000 megawatts of new, cost-competitive power generated from renewable-energy sources.
With an investment of US$10 billion dollars in energy efficiency improvements, India’s economy would benefit from its potentially vast annual energy savings of 183.5 billion kilowatt hours.
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A briefing this morning on Capitol Hill examined the many outstanding questions about carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS).
By John Larsen, Alexia Kelly and Robert Heilmayr on April 20, 2009
Update: The Waxman-Markey Discussion Draft was revised and renamed the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which was passed by the U.S. House on Friday, June 26th. This summary is now out of date.
Find the updated Q&A here and detailed summary here.
WHAT: The World Resources Institute (WRI), CB Richard Ellis and local businesses will share with the community their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Part of the event will include tours of WRI’s green office space and the nation’s first green rooftop with a labyrinth to illustrate how businesses can play an active role in the fight against global warming.
President Barack Obama announced plans today to pump $8 billion of stimulus funds into building a network of high-speed and intercity rail.
Jonathan Lash, president of the World Resources Institute, applauds House Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) for their global warming and energy draft bill released today.
NextBillion.net - one of the Web’s top business blogs - today announced a new look intended to make it the go-to online resource for discussions about business-model development aimed at helping poor people.
The Climate Change Initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced today three grants totaling more than $1.6 million. The grants will enable three organizations - the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Resources for the Future and the World Resources Institute - to conduct nonpartisan research on critical issues in the ongoing debate about cap-and-trade legislation and complementary federal policies.
The first list of the 57 water-quality trading programs worldwide is being released today by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
Dr. Jonathan Pershing today becomes the new Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change under U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has elected Robin Chase, an entrepreneur in cost-effective transportati
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