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Earl Gregg Swem Library

World Energy Outlook 2017: Executive Summary

Categories: China,Energy,Nongovernmental organizations

http://www.iea.org/publications/freepublications/publication/WEO_2017_Executive_Summary_English_version.pdf

Focuses on four large-scale shifts in the global energy system: rapid deployment and falling costs of clean energy technologies, the growing electrification of energy, the shift to a cleaner, more services-oriented economy in China, and the resilience of shale gas and tight oil in the U.S.  From the International Energy Agency

 

International Taxation: Information on the Potential Impact on IRS and U.S. Multinationals of Revised International Guidance on Transfer Pricing

Categories: Business/Economics,Nongovernmental organizations,Taxes

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/682330.pdf

Offers a federal agency’s analysis of how the U.S. could be affected by an international organization’s proposals for curbing the actions of multinational corporations to shift profits from higher tax to lower tax countries.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement: The International Atomic Energy Agency’s Authorities, Resources, and Challenges

Categories: Arms Control,Energy,Iran,Nongovernmental organizations,Nuclear Arms,Treaties

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/677783.pdf

Examines the Joint Comprehensive Plan agreement with Iran and the role that the IAEA has been asked to play in monitoring and verifying Iran’s commitment, reviews the resources that IAEA has identified as necessary to carry out that role, and identifies potential challenges.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

The Budgetary Effects of the United States’ Participation in the International Monetary Fund

Categories: Govt Finance,Nongovernmental organizations

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/51663-IMF.pdf

Provides background information on the membership and lending activities of the IMF, budgetary treatment of U.S. participation, how fair-value cost of U.S. participation is estimated, and other effects of U.S. membership on the federal budget.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

The Economic Consequences of Outdoor Air Pollution

Categories: Business/Economics,Climate Change,Environment,Health/Medical,Nongovernmental organizations

http://www.oecd.org/environment/indicators-modelling-outlooks/Policy-Highlights-Economic-consequences-of-outdoor-air-pollution-web.pdf

Summarizes the major findings of the lengthy study of air pollution and its economic consequences as ten bullet points.  From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

The Economic Consequences of Outdoor Air Pollution

Categories: Business/Economics,Climate Change,Environment,Health/Medical,Nongovernmental organizations

http://www.oecd.org/environment/the-economic-consequences-of-outdoor-air-pollution-9789264257474-en.htm

Predicts that air pollution will cost 1% of global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2060 due to rising health care costs and lost work days.  From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

2016 World Development Indicators

Categories: Foreign Assistance,Nongovernmental organizations,Statistics

http://data.worldbank.org/sites/default/files/wdi-2016-reduced.pdf

Focuses on a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to guide action over the next 15 years.  Separate sections with indicators for People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.  From the World Bank

(foreign assistance     nongovernmental organizations     statistics)

Climate Finance in 2013-14 and the USD 100 Billion Goal

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Foreign Assistance,Nongovernmental organizations,Weather/Disasters

http://www.oecd.org/environment/cc/Climate-Finance-in-2013-14-and-the-USD-billion-goal.pdf

Provides an up-to-date estimate of public and private climate financing mobilized by developed countries towards their 2010 Cancun commitment for climate action in developing countries. From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

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