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ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview WRI’s Global Report on Creating a Sustainable Food Future

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • GHG emissions
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Without Changing Diets, Agriculture Alone Could Produce Enough Emissions to Surpass 1.5°C of Global Warming

  • climate science
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Food
Cattle
  • climate science
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Food
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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

Mere Steps from the Oval Office, a Growing Solution to Climate Change

  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • U.S. policy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Children plant vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden
  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • U.S. policy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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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
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Choose or Lose: Why Gisele and I Are Shifting to a Sustainable Diet

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
Gisele Bündchen
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
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4 Young People Providing Inspiring Solutions to Environmental Problems

  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
Biosphere 2 in Tucson, Arizona.
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
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This Independence Day, Think About a Menu Change

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
Food cooking on BBQ
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
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4 Surprising Reasons to Measure and Reduce Food Loss and Waste

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
Recovered food waste
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
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Signs of a Growing Movement to Reduce Food Loss and Waste

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • sustainable development goals
Food waste
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • sustainable development goals
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Sustainable Diets: What You Need to Know in 12 Charts

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Freshwater
grocery store
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Freshwater
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3 Steps for Tackling Food Loss and Waste

  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
Wasted vegetables and fruits of a hypermarket from one or two days.
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2

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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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
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Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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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
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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

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset