In a rapidly changing world with new events unfolding daily, which stories will have the biggest impact on the world and its people?

WRI’s annual Stories to Watch was founded to shed light on this question, serving as a go-to event for policymakers, business leaders, thought leaders and the media alike.

Stories to Watch is fueled by the belief that understanding today’s most urgent stories can empower people worldwide to change the narrative and shape a sustainable and more equitable path forward.

Stories to Watch 2023

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The 20th annual Stories to Watch centers on one major question for this critical climate decade: Will we see more progress toward more sustainable and equitable development in 2023? Stories to Watch 2023 aims to answer this question by focusing on actions governments, businesses, institutions and people must take to get the world on the right path.