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3 Reasons Why the EPA Should Do More to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
U.S. power plants emit more carbon pollution than all but four countries, and they’re responsible for a full one-third of national emissions.
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
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Visualizing the Past, Present and Future of Carbon Emissions

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
Pollution from a factory in New Jersey, United States. Photo by John Isaac/UN
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
Data

Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
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China Moves Toward Mandatory Corporate GHG Reporting

  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Smog over Shanghai
  • Energy
  • Top Outcome: 2014

WRI Advances Progress on Sustainable Development Goals

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Meeting at UN headquarters. (New York, New York)
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2014

27 Cities in Latin America & China Use New Protocol to Measure GHG Emissions

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • GHG Protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • GHG Protocol
  • Top Outcome: 2014
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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
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STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to India’s 100,000 MW Solar Goal

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Weighing Options: How Do You Compare the Costs of Renewable Energy to Traditional Electricity?

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
How would a supermarket looking to supply their electricity directly from on-site solar energy compare this option with traditional power? Photo by Bart Speelman/FLICKR
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Infographic: U.S. Businesses Need More Renewable Energy from the Grid

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
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
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
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
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy

From Transactions to Transformation: More Companies Commit to Renewable Energy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
19 US-based companies are declaring their commitment to buying renewable energy. Facebook Headquarters. Photo Credit: Jakob Steinschaden/Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Insights

Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
A new study by Ecofys under the Open Climate Network finds that by 2030, the EU can cut its natural gas consumption by almost half by cost-effectively improving energy efficiency and ramping up its use of renewable energy. Photo Credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels

A New Climate Economy: Shifting Corporate America onto a Low-Carbon Path

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
From left to right: Amy Harder, Chad Holliday, Ken Gayer, and Andrew Steer. Photo credit: Bill Dugan, WRI
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy

Al Gore: A New Kind of Tipping Point for Climate Action

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
WRI President and CEO Dr. Andrew Steer with former Vice President Al Gore. The World Resources Institute hosts a reception and dinner, followed by a conversation with former Vice-President Al Gore at the Swedish Embassy (The House of Sweden) in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  Photo credit: James R. Brantley
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: New Analysis Highlights Opportunities for Economic Gains from Climate Action in the United States

  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy