This report presents a framework to assess risks associated with energy security, water scarcity, and climate change for the real estate sector in Southeast Asia. It also discusses financial opportunities in the region’s growing green building market.
This report presents a framework for investors and analysts to
assess the risk of impacts from water-related issues, including growing water scarcity and
declining water quality, on thermal and hydroelectric power generation plants.
More than half of existing and planned power plants in South and Southeast Asia are located in areas currently considered water scarce or stressed, according to findings in a report released today by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence.
Environmental trends could have significant financial repercussions for the $40 billion food and beverage industry in South and Southeast Asia, according to a report released today by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence.
WHAT:The World Resources Institute (WRI) and HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence will hold a Tele-press conference to discuss three new reports analyzing the environmental risks facing the electricity, food & beverage and building sectors in South Asia.
This working paper describes the rationale for nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region and estimates the economic benefits, including potential benefits to the agriculture, wastewater, and stormwater sectors.
Jonathan Lash, president of the World Resources Institute (WRI), will brief journalists on January 7 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on upcoming environmental issues in 2010, including climate, business action, water, forests and more.
Lawmakers should consider a suite of policies to reduce harmful algal blooms and dead zones caused by eutrophication–the over-enrichment of nitrogen and phosphorous in freshwater and coastal ecosystems.
Payments for ecosystem services are becoming
an increasingly important part of the U.S.
business and regulatory landscape. As programs that provide payments for ecosystem services grow, policy makers will
need to determine how these various payments
should interact with each other.