What are the potential significance and feasibility of increased integration of economic objectives and environmental objectives in U.S. foreign policy, and the projection of that integration into multilateral fora?
Can We Afford to Delay?
This report explains why delaying policy implementation threatens to make climate protection more, not less, costly while also postponing potential benefits from early action.
Environmentally sound agriculture, forestry, transportation, and power production
Spells out a realistic and workable plan that ensures a healthy stock of environmental and natural resources assets. Examine environmental performance and trends in agriculture, electricity generation, transportation, and pulp and paper manufacturing.
Elements of Success
This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?
Obstacles to forest policy reform in Indonesia and the United States
Examines underlying economic, social, and political forces that drive forest conversion and exploitation and reforms in which local participation, national institutions, donor assistance, and international action can promote effective forest management.
How a tax shift can work for the environment and the economy
Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.
Creating economic incentives to protect the environment
Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.
Climate Change and U.S. Coastal Biodiversity
Examines the status of coastal biodiversity and the potential impacts of climate change. Evaluate various policy responses and recommend specific changes to protect the biological wealth of these vital ecosystems.
Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...
Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.