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WRI opened its Brazil office in 2013. We work with leaders in business, government, and civil society on issues surrounding cities and transport, climate change, finance, and sustainable landscapes. Learn more about our work in Brazil. Visit the WRI Brasil website.

Charles Kent

Senior Advisor, WRI Brasil

Charles (Chuck) Kent is the Brazil Lead for the Sustainable Cities Initiative, which also has projects in China and India.

Toni Lindau

Director, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Prof. Luis Antonio Lindau Ph.D. is the President and Director of EMBARQ Brasil.

Human Pressure on the Brazilian Amazon Forests

The analysis compiles a comprehensive set of geospatial indicators of human activities that lead to forest degradation and conversion. Illustrated by numerous maps, the results provide valuable insights for land-use planning and zoning.

Urban air pollution risks to children

A global environmental health indicator

Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.


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