Big buyers of electricity have keyed in on a single metric, but a more holistic understanding of leadership can unlock creative ways to accelerate the renewables revolution.
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.
China's tariff on U.S. soy could drive production to South America. Without precautions, deforestation could follow.
The Production and Use of Waste-Derived Renewable Natural Gas as a Climate Strategy in the United States
The production of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from organic waste for use as a vehicle fuel is an emerging strategy that businesses, states, and municipalities in the United States are pursuing to make use of waste-derived methane and lower the carbon footprint of vehicle fleets. This working...
The 2018 United States budget poses some complications for climate finance. It will take time for its implications to be clear—here's what to watch.
Many databases cover the world's physical water resources, but none give a global picture of water management and policy. Since companies already track water management where they have operations, a crowdsourced approach relying on their input could spin up the database quickly.
Fostering and encouraging the United States and China to lead by example and serve as sustainable finance champions.
Autonomous vehicles are already driving the roads—and driving debate— in California, Pittsburgh, Singapore, Paris and Oslo.
Blending mushrooms into burgers improves their taste while lowering emissions, saving water and reducing land demand.
Only one of the United States' top 25 dishes is plant-based. We think that can change—the power bowl, blended burger and avocado club are on their way.
President Donald Trump’s approval of a four-year tariff on imported solar panels will raise costs, cut installations, reduce jobs and slow the decline in greenhouse gas emissions. But the economic and environmental benefits of solar power remain strong, and governments, businesses and individuals should act now to lock in a low-carbon future.