For the 13th year, World Resources Institute will host Stories to Watch, an event looking at the big stories that will shape the world in the coming year. Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, World Resources Institute, will offer his views on the major economic, social, environment and development issues for 2016.
Roundtable at the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Embracing a 21st Century, Low-Carbon Economy
Opening Remarks of Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President, World Resources Institute
On June 20, Executive Vice President of the World Resources Institute Manish Bapna spoke to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology at a roundtable about science and policy perspectives on climate change. Manish corrected the Trump administration’s misleading statements on climate...
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement offers opportunities for India and China to lead on international climate action, but global progress is not yet matched by comparable leadership on domestic environmental policies in these two countries.
A new WRI examination of 44 countries' national reviews of progress on the SDGs shows that most recognize the powerful links between building sustainable development and tackling climate change.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg team up on America's Pledge, a new effort that will compile and quantify climate action by U.S. states, cities and businesses to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
Electric vehicles are cleaner, but they're only part of the climate solution.
An uptick in deforestation and other derailments have climate watchers concerned about Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions. But leadership from states, grassroots and civil society suggest the ship will be righted.
U.S. businesses and investors want the government to have a hand in shaping the disclosure of climate risks.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement provoked a powerful response in support of the Agreement, galvanizing the many countries and stakeholders that are determined to advance and even intensify efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate impacts.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has called for a "red team-blue team" exercise to challenge scientific consensus on climate change. This kind of exercise might work well to encourage new ideas, but it has no place in determining the science of a changing climate.