September 15, 2006 E-Newsletter

In This Issue

Pew Center Unveils New Business Web Resources

Over the past eight years, the Pew Center has worked with its Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC) to shape policy and chart practical solutions to climate change.

The Pew Center has revamped the business section of its website to provide fresh information on climate change issues facing the business community. In addition to extensive coverage of the Pew Center's BELC, the website now provides a Business and Climate Resources site complete with news articles, reports by leading organizations, and a listing of business-climate events.

Visit the Business and Climate Resources site.

Read current news articles on business and climate.

Download reports by leading organizations on business impacts and opportunities from climate change.

View a listing of upcoming business-climate events.

Learn more about the Pew Center's BELC.

California Passes Landmark Legislation and Other States News

California, the world's twelfth largest emitter of greenhouse gases, passes landmark legislation to cap all greenhouse gas emissions from major industries at 1990 levels by 2020.

Read the Pew Center's coverage of this story.

The seven Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative agree to regulations for reducing emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants.

Read more on this story.

Other states news from across the US.

Table of state initiatives now available.

Upcoming Pew Center Events

New agriculture reports: "Agricultural and Forestlands: U.S. Carbon Policy Strategies" and "Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation"
Release date: September 21, 2006

These reports provide a comprehensive review of the role of U.S. forest and agricultural lands in a domestic climate change program.

New report: "Corporate Strategies that Address Climate Change"
Release date: October 18, 2006

The report is a detailed "how to" guide to help corporate decision makers formulate effective business strategies that integrate factors related to climate change. Drawing directly from the experience of climate leaders from the world's leading companies, it is also a resource for policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders as they interpret corporate climate risk, opportunity, and action.

Workshop and Conference with Point Carbon: "North America and The Carbon Markets"
January 17-18, 2007
Washington, D.C.

This unique event is designed to help facilitate learning about the developing international and domestic carbon market.