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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2014

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
During "Raaghiri Days" in Indian cities, streets are closed to cars to encourage walking and biking. Photo by Carol Mitchell/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct

Intelligent Imagining: Scenarios to Manage Water as the Climate Changes

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change
A watershed in the Central American Dryland Corridor, a protected area meant to foster biodiversity and sustainable development, in Trifinio, Guatemala. Photo Credit: Paul Reig/WRI
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change

A New Climate Economy: Shifting Corporate America onto a Low-Carbon Path

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
From left to right: Amy Harder, Chad Holliday, Ken Gayer, and Andrew Steer. Photo credit: Bill Dugan, WRI
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy

Al Gore: A New Kind of Tipping Point for Climate Action

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
WRI President and CEO Dr. Andrew Steer with former Vice President Al Gore. The World Resources Institute hosts a reception and dinner, followed by a conversation with former Vice-President Al Gore at the Swedish Embassy (The House of Sweden) in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  Photo credit: James R. Brantley
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

3 Reasons Small Businesses Must Play a Large Role in Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Farmers in Cambodia are threatened by the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Asladhrra, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
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Finding Solutions for South Africa’s Coal-Fired Energy and Water Problems

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
A communal water tap in Soweto, South Africa. Photo credit: E. Muench, Wikimedia Commons
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Analyzing Outcomes from the UN Climate Summit

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
More than 125 heads of state and government officials gathered for the UN Climate Summit 2014 in New York City. Photo credit: Holger Dalkmann, WRI
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • United Nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • United Nations
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By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

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

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy

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

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

ADVISORY: Press Call: How Water Risk Affects Global Shale Development

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability

Tackling U.S. Corporations’ 3 Challenges to Buying Renewable Energy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • renewable energy
Sixty percent of the largest U.S. companies have set climate and energy goals to increase their use of renewable energy. Photo credit: Thomas Rousing, Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • renewable energy

UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy

Courage to Lead: WRI Celebrates Sustainability Champions

  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
From left to right: Andrew Steer, Pamela Flaherty, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Jim Harmon.
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy