Resources

Tags

714 Resources for
Insights

Energy-gulping Desalination Can’t Solve China’s Water Crisis Alone

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Tianjin is home to the Beijiang and Dagang desalination plants, which together are expected to account for a third of China’s 1.5-2 million-ton capacity by 2015. (Tianjin, China) Photo by Sam Gao/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Data

Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science

WRI Advances Progress on Sustainable Development Goals

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Meeting at UN headquarters. (New York, New York)
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Top Outcome: 2014
Insights

How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy

Weighing Options: How Do You Compare the Costs of Renewable Energy to Traditional Electricity?

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
How would a supermarket looking to supply their electricity directly from on-site solar energy compare this option with traditional power? Photo by Bart Speelman/FLICKR
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Infographic: U.S. Businesses Need More Renewable Energy from the Grid

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

From Transactions to Transformation: More Companies Commit to Renewable Energy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
19 US-based companies are declaring their commitment to buying renewable energy. Facebook Headquarters. Photo Credit: Jakob Steinschaden/Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: New Analysis Highlights Opportunities for Economic Gains from Climate Action in the United States

  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
Insights

As Cities Grow, So Should their Energy Efficiency

  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
Improving building efficiency presents a major opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions while saving money and improving quality of life. Photo by deano7000/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
News
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
Insights

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
Insights

Climate Action: Reduce Risk, Maximize Opportunities

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • climate change
Cities that are compact and well-connected can be more economically dynamic and more livable for residents. Seoul, Korea. Photo Credit: Ryan Pikkel/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • climate change
Insights

Explore Changing Global Emissions through Interactive Maps

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • data
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
The world's major emitters have changed significantly over the past few decades. Photo credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • data
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
Insights

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
Insights

The UN Climate Summit: What's in it for Cities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Cities contribute 70 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, despite accounting for only 2 percent of land use. The UN Climate Summit places cities high on the agenda for creating a sustainable, low-carbon future. Photo by ruimc77/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Insights

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