To manage the twin threats of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, building resilience against both is imperative and urgent. We are going to have to multitask on this one, as delay will cost lives and livelihoods.
WRI Articles on How to Build Back Better Post COVID-19
To curb the spread of the coronavirus, cities must address inequality. City preparedness and resilience are key to withstanding this and future crises.
Even before the coronavirus crisis hit, we knew the status quo was not sustainable for resilient, thriving societies and economies. All of us — including the business community — need to consider what happens as we emerge from this crisis.
Frequent hand-washing is supposed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But what should governments do when water scarcity impacts their communities?
A U.S. tree restoration program could create hundreds of thousands of jobs. For this to happen, Congress needs to write a stronger Trillion Trees Act.
As more people stay home to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, many are finding time for home cooking. Here are 7 tips to reduce waste and make food last.
To rebuild the economy from the coronavirus fallout, the United States must consider low-carbon and resilient investments, including energy retrofits, electric buses and reforestation.
The COVID-19 pandemic lays bare two facets of our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future. Cities are already in adaptation mode.
Lessons from the Great Recession show three principles that should help the United States in its economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
As governments look to help their economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, stimulus packages should also build resilience to the impacts of climate change.