New data from cityrenewables.org shows renewable energy deals signed by US local governments rising dramatically, totaling nearly 8.3 gigawatts of new capacity announced since 2015.
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WRI's new TerraMatch platform connects millions of dollars to projects that grow trees the right way.
World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Jennifer Wilcox as a new Senior Fellow with WRI’s U.S. Climate program, where she will spearhead efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the industrial sector and technological CO2 removal solutions, such as direct air capture and mineralization.
In recent days, there have been widespread protests across the United States and other countries following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Tony McDade by police, as well as the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and the harassment of Christian Cooper. All of these incidents reflect ongoing racism toward Black people that persists in the United States. Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute.
In a letter to country representatives, the United Kingdom proposed that the COP26 climate summit be rescheduled to November 1-12, 2021 – one year after it was originally planned. The UK cited concerns over the health and safety of the tens of thousands of participants that attend the UN conference as well as their interest in maximizing the potential for an ambitious outcome. Today the UNFCCC COP Bureau formally accepted the proposal. Following is a statement from Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute.
The Water, Peace and Security Partnership has been awarded the 2020 Luxembourg Peace Prize for Outstanding Environmental Peace. Water, Peace and Security works to provide data, analyze risks, propose solutions and support the prevention of conflicts over water.
Join WRI for a press call with global forest experts to preview 2019 tree cover loss data and analysis on Thursday, May 28 at 10:00 AM ET/16:00 CEST.
155 companies have signed a statement urging governments around the world to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.
WRI press call on how a COVID-19 stimulus package on infrastructure can create millions of jobs and economic growth in the near-term.
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