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.
Leadership or stalemate?
Explores U.S. position on developing countries in climate protection efforts. Concludes that climate protection requires the initial leadership of a few countries that bear historical responsibility for the problem and have considerable capability to act.
Examines how implementation of the Kyoto Protocol could actually help U.S. agriculture.
Nutrient trading's potential to cost-effectively improve water quality...
Explores the cost-effectiveness and environmental performance of various strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in nutrient-impaired waterways.
Financial implications of environmental performance
Examining 13 companies in the U.S. pulp and paper sector, this report provides a new method of assessing a company's prospective financial exposure to environmental risks that could give investors an edge when making investment decisions.
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.