On Tuesday, March 8, the Latin American Initiative at the Brookings Institution will host a panel discussion on lessons learned from Latin America and the applicability of bus rapid transit (BRT) in the United States.
The issue brief provides an overview of how businesses and water utilities in the United States and Latin America are pursuing upstream forest conservation as a cost-effective means of ensuring clean water supplies. It also suggests how many of these approaches could be applicable in the southern United States.
The Office of Inspector General released a report today clearing scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of wrongdoing with regard to the stolen emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit (CRU) in November 2009.
Franz Litz, Nicholas Bianco, Michael B. Gerrard (Center for Climate Change Law
at the Columbia University Law School), and Gregory E. Wannier (Center for Climate Change Law
at the Columbia University Law School)
Working Paper: February, 2011
This working paper explores how states and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and industrial facilities using the standards
of performance under section 111 of the Clean Air Act.