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?
This bubble chart shows the water and energy intensity of various industries. The bubble size is proportional to revenue (2013 figures). Source: Bloomberg Terminal (accessed summer 2015).
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.
The Turkana area of Kenya, one of the poorest in Africa, is undergoing major changes, primarily linked to the discovery of oil in the region. These maps start to uncover some of the potential impacts of these changes on people and the environment.
This infographic outlines The Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE) project. STRIPE focuses on empowering local communities to improve their environmental health through the right to access information.
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.
The impacts of coastal flooding and sea level rise are already being felt by coastal communities across the United States. Coastal shoreline counties are home to more than 123 million Americans and account for nearly half the U.S. GDP. Homes, property and critical infrastructure within these communities face a growing threat from coastal flooding as sea levels continue to rise.
The Aqueduct projected water stress country rankings data include countries’ projected exposure to baseline water stress.
Catalyzing small business engagement in climate change adaptation.
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