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Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Initiatives

Corporate Water Stewardship

Wastewater filteration plant.
Data

47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Initiatives

Power Explorer

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Insights

UN Security Council Examines the Connection Between Water Risk and Political Conflict

  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
SDF fighters in central Raqqa
  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • United Nations
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands

Women Are the Secret Weapon for Better Water Management

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Gender
  • water risk
Insights

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
News

RELEASE: 45 Cities Pledge to Conserve and Restore Forests, Citing Public Health, Water and Climate Benefits

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
Insights

Water Is a Source of Growing Tension and Violence in the Middle East

  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Insights

Why Climate Change is a Security Matter

  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Freshwater
Mopti riverfront
  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Freshwater
Insights

PODCAST: Water Stress Is a Threat We Can't Ignore

  • Freshwater
  • water risk
The Sahel suffers regular droughts.
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Insights

Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Freshwater
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

Drop by Drop, Better Management Makes Dents in China’s Water Stress

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • water risk
Yellow River, China
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • water risk
Insights

Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

It's Not Just Cape Town: 4 Shrinking Reservoirs to Watch

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Al Massira dam, Morocco
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset