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WRI established its U.S. office in 1982. We work to improve water quality, increase awareness of local climate change impacts, and identify cost-effective emissions-reduction opportunities in the United States. Learn more about our work in the United States.

米国人が使う「now you’re talking(そうだね)」というあいづちの裏には、「ようやく本気を出したね」という意味が込められている。気候変動対策に本腰を入れるとは、言葉による約束を実行に移すということであり、それも思い切った策でなければならない。


Climate change is an area where the United States needs to lead, says former Governor of New Mexico and WRI Board member Bill Richardson. Doing so will create a better planet for our children and a more prosperous future for our country.

DC Office - AudioVideo

Video conferencing equipment in our conference rooms help us complete some of our meetings and collaborative work without the need for travel and connect us to WRI’s other offices. Photo by Catherine Easton, WRI.

DC Office - Lighting

Lighting - Sensors in our light fixtures automatically dim the lights when an office is empty – eliminating the need for wall switches. Our system was one of the first installed in the United States. Photo by Catherine Easton, WRI.

DC Office - Chairs

Chairs in the reception area are constructed using seat belts that are remnants, or second-hand material, that did not meet the stringent standards for cars. Photo by Catherine Easton, WRI


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