A parched and burning Australia is just the latest evidence of the devastating impact of water scarcity. And it’s getting worse. New research from WRI shows that our use of this precious resource is on course to outstrip supply by an even larger amount than previously thought.
As we embark on a new decade, WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer shares insights on why the year ahead will be critical for people and the planet.
Andrew Light, WRI Distinguished Senior Fellow, joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss the effects of climate change, U.S. national and subnational climate policy, and the implications of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement.
Dr. Andrew Steer, WRI’s President & CEO, shared insights on stories related to the environment, economy, and international dynamics in the coming year.
Andrew Steer discusses environmental and international development stories to watch in 2018. They include air pollution and the number of “bad air” days; oil production; climate change; rising ocean levels; and water and food security.
Nearly half of Earth’s forests have been cleared or degraded – but we have the power to change this!
After the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the international community now faces the real work of translating vision into action. What will public, private and non-governmental actors need to do better, more, or differently to achieve the SDGs?
In the aftermath of the historic climate agreement in Paris, WRI’s President & CEO Andrew Steer discusses major features of the agreement and what comes next.
Climate change is the most serious threat our planet faces, and will impact people around the world. That’s why this December, representatives from 195 countries will meet at a United Nations conference in Paris to reach a new international climate agreement. But what should the agreement include? This video describes the 3 key ingredients for the COP21 Paris agreement.