How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? This is one of the paramount questions the world faces over the next four decades.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report reveals that the world is on a dangerous track. We're already seeing the effects of climate change in every region on Earth.
WRI’s Aqueduct project recently evaluated, mapped, and scored stresses on water supplies in the 100 river basins with the highest populations, 100 largest river basins, and 180 nations.
Key points explain the global carbon budget, what impacts we can expect if we exceed it, and what actions the world can take to stay within it.
For Los Angeles Metro, marketing isn't just about increasing the bottom line. It's about reducing traffic, cleaning the air and making people's commutes in this auto-clogged city a bit less stressful.
WRI China and the Institute for Contemporary China Studies at Tsinghua University co-hosted Stories to Watch 2015 in Beijing, addressing global issues on climate change and sustainable development.
For many countries, shale gas could strengthen energy security while cutting emissions. In fact, shale gas could add 47 percent to the world’s natural gas reserves.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has a positive impact on life in cities. It can save lives, reduce local air pollution, increase physical activity, and catalyze economic activity.