Statement from Leonardo Martinez-Diaz, WRI's Sustainable Finance Center Director, following the IMF's release of the September 2019 issue of the Fiscal Monitor that presents arguments for fiscal policy, especially carbon pricing.
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Urban adaptation should incorporate climate risks into planning, work with vulnerable communities and focus on nature-based solution.
A statement from Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute, on the Market Choice Act.
At the 74th United Nations General Assembly, five countries — Bolivia, Jamaica, Uruguay, Saint Kitts and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines — ratified the Escazú Agreement, an historic treaty that guarantees environmental rights in the region, provides special protections for environmental human rights defenders and ensures people can play a part in the decision-making necessary to address climate change.
More than 75 governments, institutions, civil society organizations, and private sector actors join as partners to advance eight Action Tracks, focused on: Finance and Investment, Food Security and Agriculture, Nature-Based Solutions, Water, Cities, Locally-led Action, Infrastructure, and Preventing Disasters.
Statement by Andrew Steer, WRI President & CEO, following the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit where 66 countries indicated their intention to enhance the ambition of their climate plans by 2020.
Alongside the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit, IKEA, BASF, City of Milan (Italy), City of Ghent (Belgium), Harvard University, University of Pittsburgh, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, and the World Bank today announced they are joining the Cool Food Pledge, a budding movement to reduce the climate impacts of food.
Several of the world’s largest food retailers and providers have signed on to a new initiative, 10x20x30, to engage their supply chains in the fight against food loss and waste.
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