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How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access

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

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
Insights

Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality

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

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Water
Insights

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

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

Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure

Unpacking the Complex Relationship Between Forests and Water Supply in Latin America

  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
pasture in Costa Rica
  • Water
  • restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Water

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Watershed
  • Water
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

PODCAST: How We Can Clean the Chesapeake and Save Money in the Process

  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • pollution
  • Water Quality
Marsh
  • Water
  • podcasts
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • pollution
  • Water Quality
Insights

What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
People loading truck
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
  • Water
  • water risk
Insights

A History of Untreated Sewage Sours Tobago’s Waters

  • Economics
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Store Bay, Tobago
  • Economics
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
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  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • mapping
  • water risk

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