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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security

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

  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds
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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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  • conflict
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  • Water Security
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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises

  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
Water scarcity in Ethiopia
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
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We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor

  • conflict
  • water scarcity
  • human rights
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Mali water
  • conflict
  • water scarcity
  • human rights
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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RELEASE: Updated Global Water Risk Atlas Reveals Top Water-Stressed Countries and States

  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • water risk
  • water stress
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
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We Rely on Water for Everything We Need. Why Don't We Manage It That Way?

  • water scarcity
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
An irrigation project in Rwanda.
  • water scarcity
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11

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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