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How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
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Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
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A History of Untreated Sewage Sours Tobago’s Waters

  • Economics
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Store Bay, Tobago
  • Economics
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

RELEASE: Cargill, WRI Partner to Monitor and Manage Deforestation and Water Risk Across Supply Chains

  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

3 Climate Adaptation Lessons from Brazil’s Cities

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought
Temperatures are climbing to record-breaking highs in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo by Bruna Cabrera/Flickr.
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought

Três Mapas que Ajudam a Explicar a Crise da Água em São Paulo, Brasil

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
São Paulo, Brasil. Fonte: Fernando Stankuns/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • global forest watch
  • water risk

3 Maps Help Explain São Paulo, Brazil’s Water Crisis

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • water risk
São Paulo, Brazil and neighboring states are experiencing the worst drought to hit the region in the past 80 years. Photo credit: Fernando Stankuns, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • water risk

Latin American Experts Need Good Data to Plan for Water Stress and a Changing Climate

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • water risk
Dry conditions have already cut into Brazil’s grain and coffee production. Photo credit: Nelo Mijangos/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • water risk

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

Infographic: Protecting Water Security, Promoting Energy Security

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

RELEASE: New Analysis Finds 38% of World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

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