This interactive atlas explores water availability across shale gas and tight oil resources.
Go to CAIT 2.0 - WRI's Climate Data Explorer - to compare CO2 emissions totals of China, Brazil, India, and the US for 2000-2011 and view a line graph showing the change over time
About 24 percent of all calories currently produced for human consumption are lost or wasted. We examine the implications of this amount of loss and waste, profiles a number of approaches for reducing it, and puts forth five recommendations for how to move forward on this issue.
How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? This is one of the paramount questions the world faces over the next four decades.
World Resources Report #1, "The Great Balancing Act."
This webinar – co-hosted by WRI and CDP – takes a close look at how companies can use Aqueduct and respond to the 2013 CDP Water Questionnaire.
Coral Reefs of the World Classified by Threat from Local Activities
For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Global Forest Watch project page.
Lead authors James Bradbury and Michael Obeiter review a new WRI working paper and its key findings, with particular attention on state-level policy solutions.
The rapid expansion of unconventional natural gas development has reshaped the U.S. energy picture through increased production and reduced prices of natural gas. The shale gas production boom has also ignited divisive debates over its near- and long-term environmental impacts.
In developing countries around the world, rural people are losing their land and natural resources with often profound adverse effects on local livelihoods and wellbeing, and on local environments and ecosystem services.