This article originally appeared in The Solutions Journal.
The Senate must consider several important issues before designing an electric power-only emissions trading program.
PECPA is unlikely to achieve estimated future emissions reductions.
This summary provides a concise overview of the carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) and related provisions in the American Power Act, released as a discussion draft by Senators John
Countering the resource curse
For poor countries with abundant natural resources, extractive industries offer the potential of generating enormous revenues. These revenues can fuel economic growth and be directed to combat poverty and improve
The commercial sector of the U.S. economy is in a unique position to drive growth in the solar photovoltaic (PV) market, widening it geographically as well as increasing its total size. The retailers, multinational companies, and
Read WRI's formal comments to the World Bank Group on its Energy Strategy Review.
How much land area does CCS require? It depends on the site.
Multilateral Development Banks can play a leading role in promoting more sustainable energy options.
The electricity sector lies at the nexus of two urgent global imperatives: powering economic activities and livelihoods and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the use of fossil fuels. The international community is looking
WRI’s Davida Wood answers questions on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan and its link to electricity governance.
Energy insecurity, water scarcity, and climate change pose growing risks for the real estate sector in South and Southeast Asia, yet the connections between these trends and financial impacts are not well understood by analysts, investors, companies, and governments in the
Water-related risks are receiving more attention than in the past, yet the connection to power sector development is not well understood by investors, governments, and companies in South and Southeast Asia. This report presents a framework for investors and analysts to
Testimony Of Mr. Rob Bradley
Director, International Climate Policy Initiative
World Resources Institute
South Africa's plans for a new coal power plant bring up difficult decisions for the World Bank.
Despite projections, many financial analysts ignore the risks and opportunities associated with environmental trends. ENVEST seeks to change this.
The political debate concerning climate change and global trade and investment flows has increasingly taken on a defensive posture in the United States and other developed countries. The spotlight has been
China’s recent statements and policy initiatives demonstrate growing concerns about energy security, pollution and the ability to sustain long-term economic strategies for reducing poverty.
Today, each Chinese citizen produces only one fifth the GHG emissions of an average American consumer, and China still has many unmet energy needs.