Publications and documents

  • A day in the life of a REDD credit Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 1, 2009

    Description of production and transfer of REDD credits to U.S. companies to use for compliance with a domestic climate law.
  • Getting REDD right Type: Report

    Date: January 1, 2008

    In-depth description of the 7 essential components of a successful REDD policy.
  • REDD initiatives around the world Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2010

    Support for REDD is gaining traction in national and sub-national climate change policy in developed and developing countries. This map highlights sev
  • Diagram of Carbon Credits for Reduced Deforestation (REDD) Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2010

    See step-by-step how carbon credits for reduced deforestation are created, financed, verified, purchased, and ultimately provide sustainable economic
  • Three reasons for REDD Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: April 1, 2010

    Summary of the necessity of REDD in curbing greenhouse gas emissions and preserving indigenous forest peoples’ traditional lifestyles. This two-page f
  • REDD overview Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: August 1, 2009

    Brief, non-technical summary of what REDD is, how it works and what benefits it provides.
  • Floating Smokestacks Type: Report

    Date: October 2, 2008

    Report: A call for action to clean up marine shipping pollution
  • Policy makers can and must try to overcome inherent psychological barriers and create pockets of certainty that link benefits of climate policy to loc
  • This article in Environment and Development Economics finds that market linkage of reducing emissions from deforestation induces modest reductions in
  • AGF Report Climate Finance Fact Sheet Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 24, 2010

    Summary of options for generating $100 billion in climate finance by 2020.
  • From the Transparency International Global Corruption Report 2010. Several pathways lead into a low-carbon, high-efficiency future. Properly designed
  • Energy Content of World Trade Type: Report

    Date: August 12, 2010

    Constructs a comprehensive dataset of oil and total energy embedded in world trade of manufacturing goods for 73 countries from 1978 to 2000.
  • Turn Toward Climate Safety Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 30, 2009

    Lays out a set of principal building blocks that need to be put in place for the turn toward climate safety and shows how to generate sufficient finan
  • Clearing the air on EU’s carbon market Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 9, 2009

    The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is the world’s first mandatory cap-and-trade program for CO2 emissions. This fact sheet describes
  • Docking into a global carbon market Type: Report

    Date: March 17, 2009

    Financing the transition to low-carbon economic development must be the focus of any framework to encourage developing countries’ participation in the
  • EDF proposes a new framework in Poznan that would encourage emerging economies to cap greenhouse gas emissions as part of their participation in a pos
  • For a leading environmentalist, natural gas can be a solution only if industry does its part to allay concerns.
  • Three key environmental risks of natural gas development Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: January 18, 2011

    Well construction and design, air quality and wastewater disposal are key areas of risk in natural gas development.
  • All Choked Up Type: Report

    Date: March 25, 2007

    Summarizes the compelling science showing the health consequences of traffic.
  • Report co-authored by the American Lung Association, Environmental Defense Fund, National Association of Clean Air Agencies, and Puget Sound Clean Air