This report, released in December 2005, is a tool for determining the greenhouse gas emission reduction benefits of climate mitigation projects.
See New York Times article, "Catching Up to the Cost of Global Warming" (July 25, 2004)
A 2003 analysis of the potential impact of U.S. climate change policy if it were to link greenhouse gas emission growth to a percentage of economic growth.
In October 2001, Elena Petkova was invited to present project research results at the UNFCCC workshop on “good practices” in policies and measures held in Copenhagen.
The devastating impacts of the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 serve as only the most recent reminder that all liberalized financial markets critically depend on regulatory frameworks that incorporate sound risk-management principles.
If history is any guide, the United States and other petroleum importing countries can expect further tensions and perhaps conflicts related to the vast quantities of oil that underlie the Middle East.
Among the most important items of the Kyoto Protocol requiring elaboration is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the Protocol's instrument for financing lower-emission sustainable development in the countries of the South.
- World Environment Overview. Crisp summations of the worlds most critical environmental and natural resource problems.
Today, pollution is occurring on a vast and unprecedented scale around the globe. Trends point in two ominous directions: