Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
These guidelines supplement the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting, published in December 2005 by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
This framework assesses the extent to which decision making processes in national electricity sectors are transparent, allow for public participation, remain accountable to the public interest and permit access to redress.
U.S. policymakers are now considering a range of options to address the issues of future U.S. energy security and climate change.
Policymakers, regulators, citizens, and the international community are grappling with the challenges of providing access to reliable and affordable electricity, and addressing major environmental challenges.
Texas has made recent headlines with its big plans to expand its electricity production. Either way, the state will have big impacts for U.S. GHG emissions.
The Thai power sector has been dominated by three government-owned enterprises since 1970’s. The first is the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), responsible for generation and transmission. The other two are Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and Provincial
Merrill Lynch’s automotive research team, in collaboration with World Resources Institute’s Capital Markets Research team released a report this week titled Energy Security and Climate Change: Investing in the Clean Car Revolution.
The sixth installment describes three "next generation" green power products tailored to the needs of corporate customers in voluntary markets. The three "next generation" products addressed in this publication include:
A collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S.
The oil and gas industry will confront two major environmental issues in the coming decade-the prospect of policies to combat climate change and constrained access to oil and gas reserves.
During the 1990s, the conventional wisdom about the electricity sector —public ownership and integrated utilities —was challenged by a new model of private ownership and unbundled utilities.
The report serves as a guide to sorting out the benefits of controlling greenhouse gas emissions, not only in reducing the risks of global warming, but in cutting air pollution and enhancing national security as well.
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.