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.
Latest News from WRI
WRI leaders and experts—spanning more than 25 countries—offer commentary and insights on the latest issues in natural resources, environment, business and economics. Our staff are regularly quoted in the world’s leading media outlets.
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.