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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk

March for Science? Sure, but then Walk the Talk

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • climate science
  • agriculture
Image of satellite map of science marches
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • climate science
  • agriculture
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2017

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
Andrew Steer
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy

6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
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Palm Oil Mill Data: A Step Towards Transparency

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities

WRI Calls SDGs "A Bold New Agenda For International Development"

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
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Biofuels Are Not a Green Alternative to Fossil Fuels

  • Energy
  • Food
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
As Earth becomes more crowded, fertile land and the plants it supports become ever more valuable for food, timber and carbon storage—things for which we don’t have an alternative source. Patrick Wall/CIMMYT/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Why Dedicating Land to Bioenergy Won't Curb Climate Change

  • Energy
  • Food
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
A new WRI working paper recommends against dedicating land to produce bioenergy. Photo by Macomb Paynes.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security

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
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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

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset