Soon, everybody may hear. The world’s first ban on illegal wood imports could be a breakthrough on climate change.
p>This week WRI posted its latest CO2 Emissions Inventory report, the latest report that documents the organization’s CO2 emissions and efforts to reduce them.
International project financing primarily intended to generate jobs and growth should not ignore social and environmental safeguards in the name of economic stimulus.
Could recent changes to the century-old Lacey Act in the U.S. affect global timber supply chains?
Before this year, the Lacey Act banned the importation of illegally sourced animal products. But a recent amendment to the law has widened the scope of the statue to include plants, trees and lumber products.
16 members of the US Climate Action Partnership (US-CAP), including WRI, sent this letter to Congress and the incoming Obama Administration last week.
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Despite the global economic downturn, China’s environmental and renewable energy sectors are poised for another year of strong growth. However, private investors must exercise caution, as green industries still face a daunting array of challenges.
p>Environmental Stories to Watch is WRI’s annual survey of emerging issues that could have major impacts on environmental coverage.
The argument that developing countries are taking no action to address climate change is wrong.