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Rural Electrification Program Planning in Laos

This case study profiles implementation success factors and development impacts of energy sector and strategic investment planning for renewable energy in Nicaragua.

Energy Sector and Strategic Investment Planning for Renewable Energy in Nicaragua

This case study profiles implementation success factors and development impacts of energy sector and strategic investment planning for renewable energy in Nicaragua.
Energy Toolkit 2.0

Energy Toolkit 2.0: Leading Instruments and Methodologies for Sustainable Energy Planning

A compilation of 25 tools for climate-compatible energy planning.
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Energy Toolkit

The Energy Toolkit compiles 18 leading instruments and methodologies for low-emission, climate-resilient development planning in the energy sector. It offers a quick reference guide for well-established low-emissions development strategies planning tools that are available at no or low cost from organizations and agencies around the world.

Targeted as a quick reference guide for energy practitioners,...

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More: Population, Nature, and What Women Want

The issues surrounding population have become ever more sensitive and delicate, discouraging many environmentalists and policymakers from taking on the topic. Now, Worldwatch Vice President for Programs Robert Engelman, a 16-year veteran of the population and reproductive health field, has broken new ground in his own fresh take on this perennially difficult issue.


Climate Change Reference Guide

The one-stop resource of essential facts on climate change...

  • Critical climate change facts at your fingertips
  • Concise, easy-to-read format
  • Most current data available in facts, graphs, charts, and maps
  • Convenient, user-friendly size to fit in your pocket or purse
  • Access to the facts whenever and wherever you need them
  • Great to distribute to your board, staff, clients, or conference attendees
  • Bulk pricing available—share with colleagues, students, friends, and relatives

Inspiring Progress: Religions' Contributions to Sustainable Development

by Gary Gardner

Inspiring Progress explores the need to reconnect with religions’ core tenets of moderation, compassion, and stewardship of the Earth to solve the growing environmental crisis.

"Inspiring Progress is an easy-to-read reminder that religion—in most any form—calls us to care for one another and the world in which we live. Our faith compels us to nothing less.” —John Podesta, President and CEO, Center for American Progress


Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

by Brian Halweil

In Eat Here, author Brian Halweil points to a surging local food movement that is rediscovering homegrown pleasures and changing the way we eat.

"Part journalism and part manifesto, Eat Here is the definitive work on the most interesting and encouraging change in the way Americans eat now."
—Michael Pollan, Professor Science and Environmental Journalism, UC Berkeley and author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

Good Stuff? A Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Things We Buy

Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from, if antibacterial soap is good for your family, or how to recycle an old computer? If you've had these or other questions about the environmental and social impacts of the products you buy and use, Good Stuff is for you. It contains many of the tips, facts, and links you'll need to start making more informed purchases that benefit your health and the environment.

This publication available for free download. 

Environmental Milestones: A Worldwatch Retrospective Timeline Poster

Trace key moments in the modern environmental movement from the 1960s until today. Explore pivotal events, scientific breakthroughs, and obstacles through an illustrated full-color, 39" x 27" poster, printed with soy inks on recycled, uncoated paper—ready to hang as-is, or cut along dotted line and place end-to-end to create a six-and-a-half-foot long timeline.