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.
Adaptation Finance Tracking
The United Nations projects that world population will rise from just over 7 billion in 2012 to nearly 9.6 billion by 2050.
Defining adaptation finance.
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.
WRI analysis finds that Colorado can reduce its CO2 emissions 29 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, Colorado would be required to reduce its CO2 emissions in the range of 28 to 37 percent below 2011 levels by 2020.
The Guide for Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy--produced by U.N. Global Compact, U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, U.N.
This set contains data from a detailed review of the 2010-2012 fast-start finance (FSF) contributions of five countries reporting the largest FSF contributions (Germany, Japan, Norway, the UK, and the USA) and f
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