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 first-ever, detailed map of intact forest landscapes in Russia, and can be used to flag areas where special precautions must be taken before development decisions are made.
A private sector strategy for global digital opportunity.
Provides an introduction to landfill gas as a green energy source for commercial and industrial enterprises.
This brief presents preliminary findings and recommendations from research on natural resources in decentralization efforts around the world.
An overview of results from the Fourth WTO Ministerial Meeting (Nov. 2001): political context of ministerial meeting, key actors/stakeholders, and analysis of issues negotiated in the "Doha Development Round."
Gives an overview of the emerging global regime on genetic resources, with a special emphasis on its implications for local and impoverished communities worldwide.
Provides a background on the threat posed by and history of international response to climate change while identifying opportunities to maximize local participation in these processes, concluding with a strategy for intervention.
The report highlights the use and impact of poverty maps -- the spatial representation and analysis of human well-being and poverty indicators -- in 14 countries and identifies lessons that can guide future poverty mapping efforts.
Addresses the status of access to information, participation, and justice in nine countries -- Chile, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, and the United States.
Focusing on UNEP's North American region, comprised of Canada and the United States, report provides an integrated analysis of the state of resource assets and 30–year trends in nine major themes....
Outlines the challenges and benefits of green power for commercial and industrial users. Based on WRI’s experience with the Green Power Market Development Group.
An assessment of U.S. performance in two areas that influence the environmental character of private financial flows to developing countries: bilateral export and investment promotion agencies and multilateral financial institutions.
Evaluates how environmental issues might impact the future financial performance of leading companies in the oil and gas sector.
Drawing on past experience from six country studies, this report provides recommendations for including environmental concerns and social public benefits as integral parts of reforms in the electric power sector.
Shows how ecologically based practices can generate profits, while contributing to broader goals of sustainable development.
Identifies and outlines nineteen powerful trends that are reshaping global markets and changing the role and strategies of corporations. Presents leading indicators of world economic, environmental and social conditions to international business audiences.
Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.
Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.
Identifies relatively undisturbed forest blocks in Central Africa, providing maps that show their size, condition and current levels of protection -- offering the first comprehensive picture of where logging concessions are located throughout the region.