WASHINGTON (May 26, 2017) —World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Christina Chan as the new Director of the Climate Resilience Practice. Chan will oversee WRI’s efforts to empower vulnerable communities and strengthen their resilience to climate impacts across the developing world. Chan brings more than a decade of leadership in climate change, most recently at the U.S.
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WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017) — The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today. The proposal calls for a 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, amounting to a $2.7 billion cut. It also looks to zero out discretionary spending for international organizations and includes an overall cut to the Department of Energy while boosting for its nuclear program.
World Resources Institute is pleased to announce that Frances Seymour has rejoined the Institute as a Distinguished Senior Fellow. Seymour is recognized as one of the world’s top thinkers on forest and governance issues, and is the lead author of the book, Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change.