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ADVISORY: WRI’s Stories to Watch 2021

  • stories to watch
  • stories to watch
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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade

  • stories to watch
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Ocean
climate march
  • stories to watch
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • climate change
  • finance
  • Ocean
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7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • green finance
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
California wildfire
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • green finance
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • us policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • us policy
  • water risk
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • us policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • natural resources
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • us policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • natural resources
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2017

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • us policy
Andrew Steer
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • us policy

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • Principle 10
  • land rights
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • Principle 10
  • land rights
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • Water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • Water

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation

What Exporting U.S. Natural Gas Means for the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • us policy

U.S. Natural Gas Exports: Friend or Foe?

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • us policy

5 Reasons Why It’s (Still) Important to Reduce Fugitive Methane Emissions

  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • us policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • us policy
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels

Exploring Prospects for U.S. Coal Exports to China

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • China
  • extractive industries
  • United States
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • China
  • extractive industries
  • United States

New Data Reveals Rising Coal Use

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us policy

In Deep Water

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Avoiding the Resource Curse

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