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How Climate Change Affects Health and How Countries Can Respond

  • adaptation
  • health
  • public health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
Health workers in Kenya prepare supplies in front of a window with children looking through on the other side.
  • adaptation
  • health
  • public health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
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COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • health
  • public health
  • transportation
New York city transit
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • health
  • public health
  • transportation

US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • United States
MTA New York City Transit
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
Panoramic view of wind farm
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
Insights

US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair

  • Business
  • the trump administration
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • Climate
  • sustainable business
  • United States
WRI CEO and President Andrew Steer and other members of the CEO Climate Dialogue meet with senators, November 5, 2019
  • Business
  • the trump administration
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • Climate
  • sustainable business
  • United States
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From Mangroves to Tin Roofs: Fiji Uses Built and Natural Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
A house on stilts on the outskirts of Lautoka City, Fiji
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Insights

3 Ways Business Must Use Political Influence to Champion Climate Ambition

  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Climate leaders lobby for climate action. Flickr/Phil Roeder
  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Insights

How Restaurants Can Cut Food Waste on Valentine’s Day – and Every Day

  • Business
  • business opportunity
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Mexican restaurant
  • Business
  • business opportunity
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Insights

For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business

STATEMENT: Fourth National Climate Assessment Confirms Climate Change Will Affect All Regions and All Sectors of U.S. Economy

  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States
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Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
Harvesting oil palm in Indonesia.
  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
Insights

Low-Carbon Growth Is a $26 Trillion Opportunity. Here Are 4 Ways to Seize It.

  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment
Solar panels and wind turbines
  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment

As Apple, Google and Others Promote Renewable Power, What Is the Best Way to Evaluate Corporate Energy Leadership?

  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
Solar panels installed at the Googleplex.
  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
Insights

5 Things Companies Can Do to Grow in a Water-Stressed World

  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • sustainable business
  • water
  • water stress
Ford's River Rouge factory.
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • sustainable business
  • water
  • water stress

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