Copenhagen Question & Answer and More (PDF) This document provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions regarding the United Nations climate change negotiations taking place in December 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and other common issues that surface surrounding international climate discussions.
Has the U.S. Fallen Behind in the Clean Energy Race? (PDF) The United States has the potential to meet a great portion of its energy needs through renewable sources and efficiency measures, but public and private investment in these areas have slowed over the last several decades. Once a leader in innovative clean technologies such as solar, the U.S. has now fallen behind countries such as China, Germany and Japan.
Interactive Map: Worldwide Climate Action Summaries of selected national plans from around the world focused on a few key indicators for emission reductions as described by each country's official statements and documents.
The European Union Climate Package (PDF) The European Parliament passed its Climate and Energy Package on December 17, 2008, in Brussels. This important development came after months of intense debate and weeks of extended negotiations. With the passage of its package, the European Union raised the international standard for climate change policy.
A Climate for Recovery (PDF) In February of 2009, the Global Research division of HSBC Bank released "A Climate for Recovery," a report which analyzed more than 20 economic recovery plans around the world. The report reveals that roughly 15% of the USD 2.8 trillion in fiscal measures from the recovery plans can be associated with investments consistent with stabilizing and then reducing global greenhouse gases.