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What Is Kelp and Why Is it Vital to People and the Planet?

  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
Fish feed on a kelp forest in the ocean
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
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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
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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
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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
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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
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5 Keys to a Climate-resilient Recovery After COVID-19

  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • food security
  • climate impacts
A farmer standing in a flooded field.
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • food security
  • climate impacts
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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

How Do You Know if Adaptation Is Working? Lessons from Kumbharwadi, India

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Freshwater
Field in Trimbak, Maharashtra, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • Freshwater

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

  • U.S. Climate
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

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
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More Rice, Less Methane

  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
Reducing flooding in rice paddies can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and can also help conserve water and boost yields. Photo by IRRI.
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stress

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale-energy production is vulnerable wherever surface or groundwater is limited. As water demands increase, other water users like farms and homes around these plays face higher competition for water. Photo Credit: Justin Woolford/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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Climate Change Adaptation in Rural India: A Green Infrastructure Approach

  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • natural resources
  • poverty
  • public participation
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • natural resources
  • poverty
  • public participation
  • Freshwater

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset