The New Ventures India community recently convened its annual Investor Summit to discuss small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the opportunities and obstacles investors face.
Reliable, long-term funding from the U.S. and other developed countries could help maintain forests and mitigate climate change.
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WRI’s analysis of emissions caps, allowances, offsets, and other critical components of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.
What are the key elements of the bill approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee last Friday?
As climate talks continue next week in Bonn, WRI President Jonathan Lash explains why the U.S. should actively take part in negotiations.
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
The resignation of the Speaker of the UK House of Commons demonstrates the power of transparency.
(This story first appeared on The Access Initiative blog.)
WRI examines the role of adaptation in U.S. climate legislation and an international climate agreement.
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Presidential intervention has raised the stakes in a decades-long effort to clean up Chesapeake Bay.
Public officials in the U.S. Southeast should recognize and carefully manage the relationships between energy and water.
Electric power production in the Southeast draws about 40 billion gallons of water daily (65 percent of total freshwater withdrawals)—about equal to the freshwater withdrawals for public supply across the entire country.
S. 1013 authorizes the Department of Energy to conduct a program to demonstrate ten commercial-scale integrated geologic storage projects, and provides a framework for selection criteria for these demonstrations. Importantly, the bill addresses the long term-stewardship challenges associated with demonstration, including both long-term monitoring requirements and liability protection.