Renewable natural gas made from food waste and manure avoids more emissions than it creates.
As countries formalize their climate action plans, some are shifting to more stringent targets, increasing transparency, and reflecting recent developments in knowledge and technology. Some countries, however, have lowered their ambition or made tweaks that make their commitment less clear.
This workshop will coincide with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition's 2018 Full Member Meeting, but is open to stakeholders from outside the coalition. We hope participants in the Sustainable Apparel Coalition annual meeting will consider arriving early to attend our event.
Under the Paris Agreement, Parties have agreed to hold the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5°C.
The Global Power Plant Database is a comprehensive, open source database of power plants around the world. It centralizes power plant data to make it easier to navigate, compare and draw insights for one’s own analysis.
Forty Indian companies are setting a price on their internal carbon emissions, joining a global movement.
This paper discusses a step-wise approach for companies interested in developing and implementing an internal carbon pricing scheme.
Climate Watch offers powerful insights to help countries deliver on their climate and sustainable development goals.
From International Women's Day to Women's History Month, March is a good time to focus on gender equality -- and the need to support women who are the most vulnerable to climate impacts. Tackling this challenge is essential to creating a global sustainable economy.
Learn best practices in setting GHG reduction targets for your company’s value chain from HP Inc. and Kellogg Company.
Join experts in India to learn how your company can benefit from setting a science-based target.
Large companies with global supply chains often produce as much greenhouse gas emissions as entire countries. With this scale comes responsibility, argue WRI President Andrew Steer and Mars, Inc. CEO Grant Reid.
This report profiles 14 businesses that restore land, highlighting four promising investment themes in land restoration: technology, consumer products, project management, and commercial forestry.
New WRI research examined businesses that are part of the burgeoning "new restoration economy." The results were clear: Restoring degraded landscapes can yield big returns.
New WRI research shows India can achieve its emissions-reduction goal through existing policies while maintaining an annual GDP growth rate of 6-7 percent.
This paper analyzes India’s climate change mitigation goals to enhance understanding, evaluate implementation progress, and identify opportunities for enhancing ambition.
On the second anniversary of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer reflects on global climate action in the Trump era.
To help decision-makers integrate the aims of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a new Climate Watch tool finds links between countries' climate action commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals.
At a time when the Trump administration is abdicating the U.S. position as global climate leader, a growing number of U.S. states, cities and businesses are stepping up their climate action. Here are four areas of climate action opportunity.
How could the Trump administration's rollbacks of climate action policies increase greenhouse gas emissions? And how much might action by states, cities and others counteract such an increase?