From climate change to poverty reduction, 2015 is a year of immense opportunity to advance progress on sustainable transport and inclusive cities. Heads of state, mayors, and global leaders will convene in Washington, D.C., to discuss policies and opportunities for unlocking smart and sustainable urban growth.
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WASHINGTON— Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute, will offer his views on the big stories in environment and sustainability that will shape our world in the coming year. WRI’s Stories to Watch 2015 will take place on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9:00 am, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
The UN climate negotiations (COP20) concluded today in Lima, Peru with countries agreeing on a set of decisions that keep us on the path to reaching a global agreement in Paris next year.
Following is a statement from Jennifer Morgan, Global Director, Climate Program, World Resources Institute: