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Restoring Degraded Forests Could Bring Back Lost Rainfall, Cooler Temperatures

  • Forests
  • restoration
  • nature-based solutions
  • deforestation
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
Men planting a tree.
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • nature-based solutions
  • deforestation
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
News

STATEMENT: UN Water Conference Delivers Some Game-Changing Commitments, Yet Far More Action and Finance Needed to Address Global Water Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

South African Cities Show Commitment to Accelerate Water Resilience at 2023 UN Water Conference

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of Johannesburg
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
News
water tower in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
Insights

5 Priorities for Urban Climate Action in 2023 and Beyond

  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights
A new electric bus in New Delhi, India
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights
Insights

How Floods in Pakistan Threaten Global Security

  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate change
Flood waters soak through a housing settlement in Pakistan.
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate change

Restoring a Degraded Ethiopian Watershed for Water and Livelihood Security

  • food security
  • agriculture
  • poverty
  • Climate Equity
  • Freshwater
This view of the degraded Minzir 01 watershed shows evident signs of gully formation and low stream flow.
  • food security
  • agriculture
  • poverty
  • Climate Equity
  • Freshwater
Update
A river flows through Masai Mara Nature Reserve in Kenya
  • Business
  • Freshwater
  • power plants
Insights

How Forests Near and Far Benefit People in Cities

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
urban forest
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
News

RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience

  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
Initiatives

AgriAdapt 

Monitoring crops.

Small Reservoirs More Vulnerable to Climate Extremes

  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • water pollution
A manmade reservoir with powerlines in the background
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • water pollution

New Project Promotes Integrated Water Resources Management in Ethiopia’s Tana Sub-basin

  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
A team analyzes plans for the Tana Sub-basin in a landscaped portion
  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
Insights

6 Things to Know About Direct Air Capture

  • carbon removal
  • land use
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Direct Air Capture
Climeworks founder C.Gebald & J.Wurzbacher in front of Climeworks plant
  • carbon removal
  • land use
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Direct Air Capture
Update
Scott Francisco and Douglas Fraser speaking at the Partner Forest Coffee.
  • Cities
  • Freshwater
Update

Developing a Global Model for Agricultural Pollution Control Cost

  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • pollution
  • water pollution
  • data
  • Aqueduct
Nutrient management slurry on farmland
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • pollution
  • water pollution
  • data
  • Aqueduct
Data

Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas

  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • mapping
  • Aqueduct
  • Business
Screenshot of the Aqueduct Risk Atlas
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • mapping
  • Aqueduct
  • Business