This report outlines Australia’s policy framework for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, identifies areas of potential change in the near term, and attempts to evaluate the impact of current policies on Australia’s emissions trajectory to 2020.
According to new WRI analysis, in the near-term, Ohio can meet and possibly exceed forthcoming emissions standards for existing power plants.
In China, there are widespread errors on emission factors used to account for indirect emission from purchased electricity at the organizational level.
While a shift in electric generation to natural gas from coal has played a significant role in recent reductions in U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, more will need to be done for the U.S. to meet its goal of reducing GHG emissions by 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. A related WRI
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are expected to rise unless additional policy actions are taken. This report identifies a suite of policies that the Administration can pursue that do not require new legislation by the U.S. Congress.