World Resources Institute

For Modeling And Analysis Of The 2030 U.S. Climate Targets

  • Amount
    $210,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/20/2014
  • Term
    17 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
Overview
Through this grant, World Resources Institute would analyze and report on opportunities for the United States to reduce its climate emissions through 2030. They would pair this analysis with an outreach and communications campaign to encourage the U.S. to establish an ambitious post-2020 climate target that can help drive action at home and through international negotiations.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.wri.org/ 
Address
10 G Street, N.E.
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20002-4252
Grants to this Grantee
for the Beijing Congestion Charging project  
The goal of the World Resources Institute’s Sustainable Cities Program in China is to ensure that cities drive economic opportunity, while mitigating pollution, sustaining natural resources, and improving quality of life. China is the largest carbon emitter in the world, and transport emissions are a significant part given the rapid urban and vehicle growth in cities. By 2030, transport will be 33 percent of China’s total carbon emissions. With this grant, the Institute will work on scaling up the Low Emissions Zone and Congestion Charging mechanisms in Beijing to 10-20 other cities in China. The instruments will contribute to solving three problems: air pollution, carbon emission, and traffic congestion.
for the governor's climate unit  
The World Resources Institute will provide funding to Washington State to allow the governor to increase staff capacity to explore and advance state climate policies, strengthen collaboration on regional climate action with other Western states, and support a national partnership of governors working together toward state climate and clean energy goals.

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