A video tutorial of Global Forest Watch Commodities.
WRI analysis finds that Illinois can reduce its CO2 emissions 35 percent below 2011 levels by 2020. These reductions would meet or exceed moderately ambitious EPA power plant emissions standards.
Although EPA has not yet announced what its power plant emissions standards will look like, WRI based its analysis on two hypothetical standards. Under these scenarios, Illinois would be required to reduce its CO2 emissions in the range of 32 to 37 percent below 2011 levels by 2020.
More than one-quarter of world's agriculture grows in water-stressed areas. This chart shows the percentage of major commodity crops grown in areas facing high or extremely high water stress.
An interactive map of the forests of Equatorial Guinea.
WRI analysis shows that Pennsylvania has many opportunities to reduce carbon pollution from its power sector. Pennsylvania actually is in a good position to meet moderately ambitious future emissions standards for existing power plants in the near term by using existing