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Forest Fires, Water Security, and China’s Sustainability Challenges: WRI’s 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
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India’s Watershed Development Boosts Food Security, Improves Livelihoods

  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • water risk
India has long-battled its water scarcity issues throughout an approach called watershed development. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • water risk
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Loss and Damage: Elements for Successful Negotiations at COP 19 in Warsaw

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Losses and damages could over time include the submergence of mega-cities, the collapse of major ecosystems, and the loss of entire island nations. Photo credit: Philip Roeland, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Climate Equity

Single solar panel in Africa sand
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RELEASE: 14 Latin American and Caribbean Countries Adopt an Ambitious Plan of Action to Improve Access Rights in the Region

  • environmental justice
  • freedom of information
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • freedom of information
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy

Sunita

  • Equity & Governance
  • Equity & Governance
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Broken Promises

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Uganda: Percentage of Households That Cannot Afford Soap, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
Data

Uganda: Percentage of Households Relying on Open Sources of Drinking Water, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • Freshwater
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Uganda: Density of Households Without Improved Sanitation Facilities, 2002

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Data
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Data
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Data
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • sanitation
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset