The Paris Agreement is the best instrument for addressing threats to development posed by climate change, such as forest fires, extreme weather and more. The U.S. withdrawal from the agreement is reckless.
Bonn climate negotiations got underway, President Trump delayed his decision on whether the United States would stay in the Paris Agreement and the Arctic Council recognized climate change as an urgent threat.
In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment. A new timeline documents rollbacks, budget cuts and more.
A recent article from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy uses a NERA Economic Consulting study as evidence that meeting U.S. climate change commitments will cause economic hardship, particularly in the manufacturing sector. WRI researchers found that the Chamber’s conclusions are based on a decarbonization pathway that is unrealistic and unnecessarily costly.
Thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend's People's Climate Movement march. It's a good moment to reflect on the facts—what we know about climate change today, and what impacts we can expect in the future.
As senior advisers converge on the White House, here are five huge reasons President Trump should keep the United States in the Paris Agreement.
The world's top three emitters contribute 14 times the emissions of the bottom 100. The CAIT Climate Data Explorer reveals this and other findings.
Our climate is warming, with uncertain impacts. These methodologies help us prepare for what we can't predict.
We’ve now entered a new world order when it comes to the acceptance — or rather, the denial — of scientific fact.
The Trump administration’s budget proposal for the State Department and USAID would eliminate funding for the Global Climate Change Initiative, which supports hundreds of climate change programs and advances U.S. interests around the world. As a former USAID Foreign Service Officer, WRI's Rebecca Carter draws on her experience to show these programs are great investments.