TESTIMONY OF JONATHAN LASH
PRESIDENT, WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
HEARING BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE
COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS
“LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON S. 1733, CLEAN ENERGY JOBS AND AMERICAN POWER ACT”
In Mexico, the BOP constitutes 75 percent of the population, representing aggregate income of $105 billion.
Queretaro, a historic city in the center of Mexico named a United Nations World Heritage Site, faces the predicament of fast growing medium-size cities – a need to upgrade its public transportation system to control rapidly rising motorization rates and congestion levels.
This report addresses the status of access to information, participation, and justice in nine countries -- Chile, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, and the United States.
The world's drylands are remarkable ecosystems. Encompassing grasslands, agricultural lands, forests, and urban areas, they make up about 40 percent of the world's land area. Drylands are home to nearly 2 billion people.
This study set out to understand how decentralization of decision making and management authority affects biodiversity conservation.
Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.
The purpose of this paper is to answer the question: How has financial globalization (including recent changes in the magnitude and composition of financial flows to Mexico, as well as resulting changes in the roles and importance of various public and private sector institutions) directly and in