Learn more about the global carbon budget from our new infographic.
On January 8, 2014, Dr. Andrew Steer, WRI’s President & CEO, offered his perspectives on major global developments in economics, business, natural resources and sustainability in the coming year.
The Rights to Resources interactive map presents information on citizen and community rights to natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa.
For more information, please visit Global Forest Watch.
Peter Lee, Executive Director of Global Forest Watch Canada, presents on Global Forest Watch at TEDxNairobi, November 2013.
WRI analysis finds that Minnesota can reduce its CO2 emissions 31 percent below 2011 levels by 2020.
In much of Africa, land and natural resources are governed by separate laws under different property rights systems. As a consequence, one entity may legally hold the rights to the surface land while another holds the rights to the natural resources under the same land.
This map shows the average exposure of water users in each country to baseline water stress, the ratio of total withdrawals to total renewable supply in a given area. A higher percentage means more water users are competing for limited water supplies.
WRI analysis finds that Wisconsin can reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 43 percent below 2011 levels by 2020 by extending its clean energy policies past 2015 and making better use of existing infrastructure.