The global pandemic of infection and fear we now face is inflicting sickness, death and economic hardship around the world – and will surely get worse before it gets better. It is also reminding us all how deeply vulnerable we are to threats beyond our control. It is possible that it could lead to a questioning of old assumptions and behaviors, and a new openness to arguments for collective action and effective risk management.
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Los jóvenes de America Latina y el Caribe reconocidos por su trabajo en asuntos ambientales.
Statement from Carole Excell, WRI's Acting Director for the Environmental Democracy Practice, following the announcement of five youth leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean who were recognized for their work on the environment.
The Climate Leadership Council released a Bipartisan Climate Roadmap to inform legislation for a gradually rising carbon fee to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to 50% below 2005 levels in 2035. The revenue from this fee would be returned to households across the United States, with a family of four receiving about $2,000 the first year. Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, CEO and President of World Resources Institute, a founding member of CLC.
PACE, the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy, is pleased to announce that four new members are joining its board of directors. Coming from government, business and civil society, the new board members bring years of experience and leadership to help address the consumption challenge and speed up the transition to a circular economy.
New research finds nearly two-thirds of sewage and human waste in 15 major cities is unsafely managed, worsening urban sanitation crisis.
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