Resources

Tags

Insights

INSIDER: How Can Governments and Businesses Accelerate Climate Action? Through “Data and Ambition Loops”

  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
Loops can be fun. And they might save the planet! Flickr/Camille Gevaudan
  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
Insights

5 Ways to Unlock the Value of the Circular Economy

  • circular economy
  • Business
  • climate business
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Recycling's good. Reducing's better. Flickr/mbeo
  • circular economy
  • Business
  • climate business
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Insights

3 Ways Business Must Use Political Influence to Champion Climate Ambition

  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Climate leaders lobby for climate action. Flickr/Phil Roeder
  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Insights

Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
Insights

Business Helped Make the Paris Agreement Possible

  • Business
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • renewable energy
Paris at night during COP21. Photo credit: Deborah Zabarenko
  • Business
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • renewable energy

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
Insights

Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Insights

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

Seeing U.S. Business Opportunity in a Low-Carbon Economy

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate business
  • low carbon development
A growing body of evidence indicates we don’t have to choose between improving economic performance and reducing climate risk  Photo credit: CGP Grey/Flickr
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate business
  • low carbon development

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Insights

2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations

Mounting Evidence: Climate Change Threatens America’s Energy Sector

  • business risk
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • Energy
  • energy security
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
  • business risk
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • Energy
  • energy security
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
Publications

Green and Mean

Research

Trees in the Greenhouse

This website uses cookies to provide you with an improved user experience. By continuing to browse this site, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies. For further details please visit our

privacy policy