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.