At the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum (June 27-28), World Resources Institute’s Global Forest Watch will release brand new 2017 global tree cover loss data, revealing how much forest was lost around the world last year and emerging country hot spots to watch.
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WRI intends to award a Time & Materials type contract for supporting data collection, processing, and management in partnership with countries, regional partners, and WRI to populate an online database that will give cities access to the national data sets needed to inventory their GHG emissions and begin climate action planning.
The latest working paper in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” called “Including the Excluded,” reveals how cities in the global south can create policies, legislation and practices that support informal workers while promoting economic productivity and environmental sustainability.
World Resources Institute (WRI) announced a $2.3 million grant from the IKEA Foundation to bring clean electricity to a combined 1 million people in India and East Africa. The funding will help integrate affordable, reliable and clean electricity for all – an inaccessibility for more than 1.1 billion people worldwide.
Building on decades of work across the continent, World Resources Institute inaugurated a new regional office, WRI Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Nine distinguished urban leaders from diverse backgrounds and geographies joined Chairman Stephen M. Ross on the jury of the WRI Ross Prize for Cities today, lending decades of experience in architecture, business and social advocacy to the competition’s inaugural search.
The World Resources Institute will host a press teleconference featuring experts who will reflect on what to expect from at the Bonn negotiations regarding the Paris Rulebook and the Talanoa Dialogue.
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