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).
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Decisions about energy policy must consider the impacts and tradeoffs to both energy security and climate change. This analysis assesses a range of energy choices currently under consideration, and illustrates how well each option addresses each of these challenges.
This WRI/WBCSD report explains how to quantify reductions in greenhouse gas emissions resulting from projects that either generate or reduce the consumption of electricity transmitted over power grids. It is a supplement to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting.
Benchmarking Best Practice And Promoting Accountability In The Electricity Sector
The Electricity Governance Initiative (EGI) Indicator Toolkit presents a framework to assess and promote good governance in the electricity sector.
U.S. policymakers are now considering a range of options to address the issues of future U.S. energy security and climate change.
A Governance Analysis of Electricity; India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand
Based on experiences in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand, this report makes the case for greater attention to how electricity sector decisions are made -- and the need for greater public involvement and scrutiny.
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.
One plan by the Dallas-based utility TXU would spend $10 billion to add 9,000 megawatts of conventional coal-fired coal capacity through 11 new plants. The new plants would increase Texas' CO2 emissions by 78 million tons, or...
An Assessment of Electricity Governance in Thailand
The Thai assessment was completed by the Health Systems Research Institute in partnership with Palang Thai, the Thailand Environment Institute, and King Prajadhipok's Institute. This report examines efforts to privatize the electricity sector....
Investing in the Clean Car Revolution
Presents framework for understanding the regulatory and market dynamics driving the demand for more fuel efficient and less polluting automobiles, and highlights investment ideas levered to this long-term theme.
Next Generation Green Power Products in North America
Provides an introduction to three "next generation" green power products specifically tailored to the needs of corporate customers in voluntary markets.