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4 Signs to Watch at COP23

World Resource Institute - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 13:26
4 Signs to Watch at COP23 Comments|Add Comment|PrintBeethoven statue in Bonn. Photo by Jeanne Menjoulet/flickr Two years after the world joined together to forge the Paris Agreement on climate change, representatives from around the globe will convene in Bonn, Germany, on November 6 for the next round of United Nations talks. The summit marks a critical stepping stone for global climate action. This year’s wave of climate-related natural disasters – hurricanes, floods and wildfires in...

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At China National Congress, A Commitment to Make the World Green Again

World Resource Institute - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:00
At China National Congress, A Commitment to Make the World Green Again Comments|Add Comment|PrintXi Jinping at WEF. Flickr/World Economic Forum The following op-ed was originally written for the China Daily. China's pursuit of modernization is aimed at establishing total harmony between human beings and nature, said General Secretary Xi Jinping in his holistic report at the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Oct 18. Adding that more efforts are needed...

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Meet the Experts: Q&A with Brenda Medeiros

World Resource Institute - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 17:57
Meet the Experts: Q&A with Brenda Medeiros Comments|Add Comment|PrintBrenda Medeiros In 2008, Brenda Medeiros joined WRI Brasil as one of its first interns. Today, she serves as its Urban Mobility Director, focusing on the optimization of public transport systems. With degrees in both civil and transportation engineering, Medeiros earned her Ph.D.in public transportation regulation at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brasil). In this interview, she talks about the...

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New Clean Energy Buying Option in China: Green Electricity Certificates

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 21:44
New Clean Energy Buying Option in China: Green Electricity Certificates Comments|Add Comment|PrintRepairman at Xioa Yan Kou Farm. Photo by Danish Wind Industry Association/Flickr Businesses and other organizations in China have a new option for buying renewable energy, thanks to a voluntary trading platform for Green Electricity Certificates (GEC) launched this summer. These certificates allow companies to claim the environmental benefits associated with renewable energy generation, even if the...

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A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 20:16
A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo, Claudine Biongo displays a fuel-efficient stove. Photo by Molly Bergen/WCS,WWF,WRI Molly Bergen recently traveled to three countries to document field activities of the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), a U.S. government-funded conservation program implemented by a coalition of NGOs, including WRI. After several...

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A Clean Air Challenge for China's Ports: Cutting Maritime Emissions

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 17:05
A Clean Air Challenge for China's Ports: Cutting Maritime Emissions Comments|Add Comment|PrintA ship on the Huangpu River by Shanghai. Flickr/Bert van Dijk While cars and trucks are often blamed for air pollution, it's time to bring ships into the equation. The maritime sector—mainly ships and ports—contributes a large share of air pollutant emissions in coastal cities and casts a deathly pall over coastal communities. Ships are the particularly noxious sources of sulfur oxides, nitrogen...

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Africa's Green Growth Opportunity

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:18
Africa's Green Growth Opportunity Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmer couple in Aberdare Mountains in Kenya. This post originally appeared on OECD’s Development Matters blog. Policy makers across Africa have embraced industrialization and economic transformation as keys to accelerate inclusive growth. They also increasingly see the need for economic transformation to deliver green growth – growth that does not endanger Africa’s natural environment in ways that reduce the welfare of present...

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Global Tree Cover Loss Rose 51 Percent in 2016

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:00
Global Tree Cover Loss Rose 51 Percent in 2016 Comments|Add Comment|PrintTree cover loss is on the rise. Flickr/CIFOR Global tree cover loss reached a record 29.7 million hectares (73.4 million acres) in 2016, according to new data from the University of Maryland released today on Global Forest Watch. The loss is 51 percent higher than the previous year, totaling an area about the size of New Zealand. Forest fires seem to be a primary cause of this year's spike, including dramatic...

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ADVISORY: WRI Press Call: What to Expect at the International Climate Talks in Bonn, COP23

World Resource Institute - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:11
ADVISORY: WRI Press Call: What to Expect at the International Climate Talks in Bonn, COP23 WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017)— At a time when climate impacts are becoming more visible and political uncertainty continues, negotiators will gather in Bonn Germany to advance action under the Paris Agreement. COP23 will be held in Bonn, Germany, November 6-17, where negotiators will start to map out how to implement the Paris Agreement and set the foundation for 2018, a pivotal year for climate...

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Waste-To-Energy: A Comic Uncovering Waste's Hidden Potential

World Resource Institute - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:40
Waste-To-Energy: A Comic Uncovering Waste's Hidden Potential Comments|Add Comment|Print Rapidly growing cities around the world are struggling to manage sewage and other wastes – but what if those wastes could be turned into electricity? Waste-to-energy systems make this possible, and can have huge benefits. WRI studied these systems in Xiangyang, China, and is beginning to study their potential in Indian cities as well. Here, comic artist Josh Kramer helps explain how waste-to-energy...

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Improving Life for the Urban Under-Served Makes Cities Better for All – But That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:24
Improving Life for the Urban Under-Served Makes Cities Better for All – But That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It Comments|Add Comment|Print The New Urban Agenda – a vision of inclusive, resilient, sustainable cities where everyone has access to resources and economic opportunity – will be center stage next month at the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, known as Habitat III. Held only once every 20 years, the objective of this third global gathering on urban development in Quito,...

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Courage to Lead: Celebrating Bold Leadership in Urgent Times

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:31
Courage to Lead: Celebrating Bold Leadership in Urgent Times Comments|Add Comment|PrintAndrew Steer addresses Courage to Lead. In a time of great uncertainty, mounting environmental threats and receding political leadership, who will step forward? That was the question on people's minds as 350 guests gathered for WRI's Courage to Lead dinner. The dinner recognized two champions— Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, and Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM—who have shown an ongoing...

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We Have a Collective Responsibility to Halve Food Loss and Waste

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:45
We Have a Collective Responsibility to Halve Food Loss and Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintReducing food waste is a UN Sustainable Development Goal. Photo by sporkist/Flickr This article originally appeared on the Thompson Reuters Foundation and Zilient websites. Despite the central role food plays in all of our lives, we let a great deal of it go to waste. About one-third of all food produced in the world goes uneaten each year―a fact that harms our climate, costs the global economy billions...

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California’s Wine Country Wildfires Are Among the Worst on Record

World Resource Institute - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:31
California’s Wine Country Wildfires Are Among the Worst on Record Comments|Add Comment|PrintView of an earlier California fire from the flight deck a C-130 aircraft of the California National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing. Photo by 146th Airlift Wing/Flickr The wind-fueled fires that swept across Northern California last week, which resulted in at least 41 deaths (the largest death toll from fires in California’s history), hundreds missing and roughly 75,000 evacuated, are among the worst the...

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The Flawed Analysis Behind Trump Administration's Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:01
The Flawed Analysis Behind Trump Administration's Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Comments|Add Comment|PrintCoal-fired power plant near Becker, Minnesota. Photo by Tony Webster/Flickr The Trump administration’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) is based on flawed analysis that understates its benefits. This action is part of this administration’s unfortunate pattern of dismantling sensible policies and rejecting the underlying science of climate change. Repealing the...

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The Risks of Making a Difference: Tundu Lissu Shot in Tanzania

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:57
The Risks of Making a Difference: Tundu Lissu Shot in Tanzania Comments|Add Comment|PrintTundu Lissu in Parliament. Wikimedia Tundu Lissu, a leading opposition member of the Tanzanian parliament and a former World Resource Institute (WRI) colleague who worked on community land rights, was injured in a shooting outside his home on September 7. Peter Veit, who has known Lissu for more than 20 years and saw him three weeks before the attack, writes about his friend and the risks he ran by making a...

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Two Rules of Thumb to Slash the Environmental Impact of Your Diet

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:46
Two Rules of Thumb to Slash the Environmental Impact of Your Diet Comments|Add Comment|PrintSant' Ambrogio Market, Florence, Italy. Photo by Eric Parker/Flickr In a recent survey, three-quarters of Americans said that they wanted to eat more sustainably. However, the average American diet remains resource-intensive. The U.S. ranks near the top of the global list in meat consumption per person, and as a result, our research shows that the average U.S. diet is nearly twice as land- and...

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Water is Essential to Achieving Ethiopia’s Development Goals

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:14
Water is Essential to Achieving Ethiopia’s Development Goals Comments|Add Comment|PrintHamar cattle, Demeka, Ethiopia. Photo by Rod Waddington/Flickr This summer, Ethiopia was once again named the fastest growing global economy. Over the past two decades, this country—home to over 100 million people – has experienced rapid and impressive economic growth. This has driven real change: just 17 years ago, 56 percent of Ethiopians lived on an equivalent of less than $1.25 a day, but by 2011, that...

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Balancing Development and Forest Protection in Papua

World Resource Institute - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:00
Balancing Development and Forest Protection in Papua Comments|Add Comment|PrintOil palm plantation. Photo by a_rabin/flickr As part of the world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia faces a unique challenge in achieving equitable development across its 16,000 islands. Despite strong overall economic growth, development is still concentrated in the western parts of Indonesia, like Java, while the more remote islands in the east struggle to keep up. Therefore, President Joko Widodo’s commitment...

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Brazil’s Fruitful Example: Açaí

World Resource Institute - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:02
Brazil’s Fruitful Example: Açaí Comments|Add Comment|PrintAn açaí picker in the Brazilian state of Pará. Photo by Sidney Oliveira/AG Pará In the popular Brazilian news magazine Veja, journalist J. R. Guzzo recently defended Brazil’s mighty agribusinesses, asking rhetorically, "What will Brazilians eat, after all?" and giving an ironic answer: "Perhaps they are telling us, like Marie Antoinette in the legend…(Let them) eat açaí." There’s a backstory here. You’ve probably heard of açaí, the...

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