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This chart assesses potential green-program impacts per $1 billion of U.S. government economic-recovery spending.

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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is both hailed as a "silver bullet" for the coal industry, and reviled as a pipe dream. The reality is that the U.S. needs CCS, and a comprehensive policy framework for rapid development and deployment.

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U.S. decision-makers enjoy access to some of the best economic information and analysis in the world, including detailed measurements of economic activity, employment, and changes in the productivity of labor and capital. These statistics and indicators drive policy and move markets.

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Some economic projections say that greenhouse gas limits will cause economic pain, while others predict economic gain. Why the big difference? It depends on the assumptions you choose--and now you can choose your own.

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Laws alone are not enough to ensure environmental protection. Civil society organizations often play a critical role in bringing those laws to life. In Uganda, Greenwatch has done exactly that for the country's laws on access to environmental information, the first of which passed in 1998.

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This report explores an approach to reconciling development and climate priorities, termed sustainable development policies and measures (SD-PAMs).

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Currently, countries measure their economic growth and performance through the System of National Accounts (SNA).

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Using examples drawn from within the business community, Measuring Up demonstrates how environmental performance indices (EPIs) are already being used inside firms to drive improvements in resource efficiency, while increasing profitability.

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Currently, countries measure their economic growth and performance through the System of National Accounts (SNA). These financial accounts measure the total economic transactions in an economy.

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Although the notion of sustainable agriculture is attracting considerable interest, little information has been available for evaluating current levels of agricultral sustainability in the United States or the policy options that will best promote it.

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