Economic recovery after COVID-19 must include efforts to bring about a fairer, more nutritious, more sustainable and more resilient global food system.
WRI Articles on How to Build Back Better Post COVID-19
2020 was supposed to be a decisive year for climate action. Countries were expected to put forward new, more ambitious climate plans (NDCs) in accordance with the Paris Agreement on climate change, then COVID-19 happened.
Clean energy yields an economic return 3 to 8 times higher than the initial investment, while creating jobs and reducing air pollution.
The COVID-19 pandemic illuminates the need to build back better and create resilience to future crises, including the impacts of climate change.
The Republic of Korea has an opportunity to effectively address the COVID-19 crisis, while also becoming a climate leader.
Investing in sustainable infrastructure for areas such as renewable energy and electric cars can help China’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
While India makes decisions for immediate economic relief, additional actions can help ensure long-term sustainability and resilience.
The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. Over the long term, public transport is one investment that can create jobs quickly while reducing carbon emissions, making roads safer and improving people’s access to their work and other opportunities.
This year, we aren't celebrating Earth Day in the way we expected to. WRI's President and CEO Andrew Steer reflects on what this day means during a global health and economic crisis, and offers five principles worth committing to.
Expanding biking infrastructure in cities will not only protect human health and curb climate change, it can help economies recover after COVID-19.