Issue Brief

SIDS & Marine Plastic Pollution: A Look at How Small Island Developing States are Impacted by Plastic Pollution

Plastic—one of the world’s most ubiquitous materials—currently poses one of the greatest threats to the environment, human health, and livelihoods. However, the impacts of plastic pollution are neither distributed nor experienced equally by all countries; while plastic pollution affects many countries across the globe, small island developing states (SIDS) have been disproportionately affected by this …

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A Primer on Utility Regulation in the United Kingdom: Origins, Aims, and Mechanics of the RIIO Model

In advance of a roundtable discussion on the UK’s RIIO (“Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs”) model for sustainable utility regulation, to be convened by the Guarini Center on November 18, 2014, the Center has prepared an issue brief to orient an American audience with the basic structures and mechanisms that govern utility regulation …

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