Climate publications and documents

  • Securing a Gold Standard for Equity Type: Report

    Date: April 1, 2010

    Under Assembly Bill (AB) 32, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act a cap and trade framework is being developed to enable for large sources of emissions.
  • 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
  • Solutions Spring 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2010

    In this issue: EDF redoubles efforts to save Gulf wetlands, Risky Business: Tampering with the Earth’s Climate, U.S. and Brazil sign pact on rainfores
  • 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
  • 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
  • EPA Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gas Pollution Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: December 20, 2009

    The EPA determined that greenhouse gas emissions endanger the public health and welfare of current and future generations.
  • Osprey Watch Fall 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: December 1, 2009

    Main Feature - “Jim Marston: Bringing All Sides Together.”
  • Micro-Financing for Efficiency Investments Type: Report

    Date: December 1, 2009

    This report focuses on the availability of funds for capital investments in the range of $5,000 or $10,000 that pay back quickly through avoided utility bills or other reductions.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Public Transit Buses Type: Report

    Date: October 26, 2009

    12th installment of the series, “Manufacturing Climate Solutions: Carbon-Reducing Technologies and U.S. Jobs,” prepared by researchers at the Duke Uni
  • Docking stations Type: Report

    Date: October 1, 2009

    A flexible framework can let nations earn clean energy financing when they are ready to cap emissions.
  • Solutions Summer 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 6, 2009

    In this issue: House passes historic legislation to lower U.S. greenhouse gas emissions; Steve Cochran, climate crusader; creating a sustainable futur
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Mapping the Green Economy Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 1, 2009

    Plotting the growth of California’s green economy
  • Clearing the air on EU’s carbon market Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: June 29, 2009

    The EU ETS, while not perfect, is blazing a path for future comprehensive trading schemes in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere.
  • Solutions Spring 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: April 1, 2009

    In this issue: The race to reinvent energy; A new deal for the environment; With EDF’s help, Wal-Mart take green business global; Less carbon = more j
  • Cap and trade 101 Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 20, 2009

    Behind cap and trade lies a simple idea: the market can be a powerful tool for achieving environmental progress.
  • 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