Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions has built its reputation on providing unbiased evaluations of policy risks and rewards tailored to decision makers' needs. These evaluations have allowed the Nicholas Institute to shape policy making in all corners of the globe. That impact is reflected in accounts of our researchers’ contributions to improved decision making and novel approaches to environmental issues as well as in the stories of students and former employees who have used access to our organization’s experts to effect lasting positive change in the environmental policy space.
Recognizing the Potential for the Clean Air Act to Address Climate Change and Exploring Strategies to Limit GHGs
Nicholas Institute Helps Frame International Carbon Credit Payment Processes under the United Nation’s REDD+ Initiative
Nicholas Institute Pioneers Policy Tool to Balance Carbon Emissions and Allowance Prices for Cap-and-Trade Programs