Insights from Ten Countries
This working paper provides a synthesis of country experiences with data management systems for national GHG inventories, based on survey responses from both Annex I and non-Annex I Parties.
The second in a series of "What Works" case studies to be released, the PRODEM FFP case study highlights the innovative use of Smart ATM technology in financial service delivery in Bolivia.
Distributed for comment at the 5th World Parks Congress, this guide seeks to help protected area managers, policy makers, and stakeholders learn to deal with the factors of global change that will have growing impacts on their areas in the coming decades.
This edition focuses on the importance of good environmental governance by exploring how citizens, government managers, and business owners can foster better environmental decisions that meet the needs of people and ecosystems with equity and balance.
Provides an analysis of the state of the world's river basins, including the environmental goods and services they provide. PDF profiles with maps, data, and indicators for 154 of the world's largest basins are available online....
A map-based analysis of human pressure on coral reefs in Sabah, Malaysia, designed to halt reef degradation and improve coastal management.
Explores a range of options for designing an international framework for climate protection beyond the Kyoto Protocol's first commitment period.
Provides information on the content and origin of the provisions of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the legal obligations of the parties under the Protocol.
Reviews public participation policies of institutions in three international arenas: Multilateral environmental agreements, multilateral development bank policy and lending, and trade and regional economic bodies.
The fourth installment accompanies the release of the Green Power Analysis Tool. This installment identifies the business case for the tool, describes how it works, and explains how managers can input data on green power projects and corporate targets.
A web-based analysis taking advantage of the power of geospatial technologies to examine the world’s drylands from the perspective of human livelihoods and how these livelihoods are integrated with dryland ecosystem goods and services.
Compares a number of policy options to reduce nutrient loss in the Mississippi River Basin from agricultural sources, provide new income sources for farmers, and help address hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.
Introduces corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories as a fundamental first step to enabling green power to meet corporate energy and climate goals.
Contains the tools to assess implementation of several access principles as they relate to environmental decision-making—access to information, access to participation, access to justice, and capacity-building, with accompanying instructional text.
Based on experiences gained implementing WRI's CO2 reduction commitment, this guide helps other office-based organizations understand climate change and the practical steps they can take to measure and reduce their CO2 emissions.
Experts from around the world explore options for strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and Climate Convention, including proposals to engage both developed and developing countries in protecting the climate.