Today, ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI) unveiled new guidance that enables U.S. cities and counties to include forests and trees within their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting, a key activity to ensure representation of local forestry and land use consideration in climate action planning.
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New research finds millions have access only a few hours a day, while others are forced to pay up to a quarter of monthly household income for private provision.
WRI’s updated Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas finds that 17 countries, which are home to a quarter of the world’s population, face “extremely high” water stress.
WRI is hosting a press call on Wednesday, July 31 where experts will preview new rankings and data of the world's most water-stressed countries.
Statement from Dan Lashof, Director, WRI United States following an announcement that Ford, Honda, Volkswagen and BMW of North America struck a deal with California to produce more fuel-efficient cars for their U.S. fleets in coming years.
Statement from Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute following the introduction of bipartisan bills from Congressmen Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Daniel W. Lipinski (D-IL) which address climate change.
Follow this recipe: With the world’s population expected to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050, a major new report shows the global food system must undergo urgent change to ensure there is adequate food for everyone without destroying the planet.
Statement from David Waskow, WRI Director for International Climate Action, following the UN climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany.
Statement from Crystal Davis, Global Forest Watch Director at WRI following the government of Norway's announcement to allocate approximately $53 million USD to purchase high-resolution satellite images of tropical forests.
Statement from Helen Mountford, WRI's Vice President of Climate and Economics following the European Council Meeting in Brussels where European leaders concluded they will work toward achieving climate neutrality although they did not reach consensus on setting a 2050 deadline to do so.
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