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How Climate Change Affects Health and How Countries Can Respond

  • Climate Resilience
  • health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
Health workers in Kenya prepare supplies in front of a window with children looking through on the other side.
  • Climate Resilience
  • health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
Insights

Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • Equity & Governance
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • Equity & Governance

127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
Videos

Careers at WRI

  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance

3 Reasons Property Rights Are Essential for Healthy Ecosystems

  • Freshwater
  • conservation
  • land rights
Filipino farmers plowing rice field with carabao
  • Freshwater
  • conservation
  • land rights
Data

Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

So What Did We Learn in 2014?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
2014 shifted the needle toward a more sustainable future. Photo by David Drodge/The Pembina Institute
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business

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

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

Getting More from the U.S. Farm Conservation Water Quality Budget

  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Water Quality
USDA provides limited voluntary financial and technical assistance to farmers who want to lessen their environmental impact. Photo Credit: Heather Dawn/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Water Quality
Insights

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

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Data

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

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